Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Scott's Oriole - Icterus parisorum
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General Comments Accidental. A sub-adult male Scott's Oriole seen and photographed by numerous observers near Conover (Catawba) from 29 Jan to 10 Feb 2008 is the state's only record [Chat 74:80-81 link], [Chat 73:2 link]. Scott's Oriole breeds in the southwestern United States and winters primarily in Mexico; there are only a few reports of vagrancy to the eastern United States.
Breeding Status Nonbreeder
NC BRC List Definitive
Coastal Plain No records.
Piedmont One record (see above).
Mountains No records.
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Attribution LeGrand[2012-11-08], LeGrand[2011-12-19], LeGrand[2011-10-15]
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