Male Orchard Oriole on an olive tree branch
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Blessed be his glorious name and let the whole earth be filled with his glory. Psalms 72: 19
We are more apt to see the Baltimore Orioles and rarely do we see the Orchard oriole, consequently was thrilled that one appeared on May 16, 2011, to eat jelly off the bird feeder. Spring is my favorite time of the year to see the migrating colorful birds, which is why I chose this picture for the challenge.
A rare guest
Did its best
To give visibility
Whilst on an olive tree...
The male orchard oriole
Fulfilled his role
Within natures splendor
As God's ambassador,
To bring sweet release
In the name of peace.
Poetry by me, AJP
To see the female Orchard Oriole who arrived a few days after the male
here is the link:
Thank you so much JanElle for your kindness in nominating this picture.
Also by Andrea Petersen
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