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Rare Eurasian Golden Oriole Bird Spotted at The Alnwick Garden


Jun 26, 2017

A Rare Eurasian Golden Oriole bird has been spotted at The Alnwick Garden at the Woodland Walk; normally seen in the South of England at this time of year.

The blackbird sized male has an unmistakable bright yellow body with black wings.  The Golden Oriele Bird is known to be secretive and is rarely spotted.  Most often seen at dawn it flies in an undulating fashion and in a high canopy location.

Fiona Mitcheson from the Alnwick Garden said “we are all tremendously excited that the rare Golden Oriele Bird, with its distinctive yellow body has been spotted.  The Alnwick Garden prides itself on the stunning habitat it provides for birds of all species”.

By Emily