• Casa Ferreirinha ‘Papa Figos' Vinho Tinto (2017)

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Whether they hail from the New World or the Old, orioles are undoubtedly fond of fruit. Of the thirty or so members of the family Icteridae that go by the name “oriole” on the western side of the Atlantic Ocean, several species are partial enough to fruit that they even visit feeders that offer it as jelly, as the sugar-preserved form usually reserved for human consumption is known. In particular, grape jelly - made from fruits of the genus Vitis , along with copious amounts of pectin and sugar - is an oriole favorite at North American feeders, especially in spring when these birds are...
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