Scott’s Oriole, a medium-sized New World Oriole, was named in honor of General Winfield Scott, a Union Army General during the Civil War.
Unfortunately, the Scott’s Oriole is showing a population decline throughout its United States breeding area. The suspected culprit, as is frequently the case, is destruction of the Scott's Oriole habitat.
- Food Preferences
Food Preferences of the Scott's Oriole
Scott’s Orioles prefer insects (in particular grasshoppers, small beetles and caterpillars, butterflies and insect larvae) as well as berries, cactus fruit and nectar.
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