We have families of Baltimore orioles here at our house. I keep jelly feeders filled for them and they’re active all day long.

I don’t know where they nest, but it’s always obvious when fledglings first leave the nest. They’re smaller and differently colored, and it’s so cute to watch their parents show them how to find jelly.

I’m told the same family return every year, and I believe it’s true.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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