A male Bullock's Oriole was reported about 4 mi N of Swanton on Shipyard Rd
and in the surrounding area in the vicinity of the Tyler Place Resort.
Detail of the report are quoted as follows:
> Thank you for responding to my posting. I have been birding for more
> than 20 years and reside in Baltimore, where we are quite particular about
> our orioles. I saw the VT orioles in question twice over the course of a
> week of fairly intensive birding in the limited area around the Tyler Place
> resort. The first time I saw an interacting male/female pair (i.e. they
> flew in and away together) of what were clearly orioles but was very
> surprised that they were not the familiar Baltimore variety or the orchard
> oriole, which I have seen in the Midwest. Over the next few days I told
> myself with little conviction that they could have been orchard orioles as I
> had seen the female better than the male, and perhaps its apparent lack of
> an all black head was due to poor lighting. Then a few days later I saw
> another oriole about 1/3 of a mile from the original site. This time I got
> an extremely long and clear view of the male. In fact, this week was my
> first opportunity to utilize my new pair of Cannon "image stabilizer"
> binoculars. They made it particularly easy to see the black cap and black
> eye line and the white wing bar of the male. It clearly appeared to be a
> Bullock's in every particular except that the wing bar may have been a bit
> narrower than depicted in Sibley's new guide. It was also distinguishable
> from the Baltimore/Bullock's hybrid pictured by Sibley.