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My orange feeders are tuna cans, spray painted orange, with some holes with
string for hanging.  Half an orange sits nicely in them.  Hummingbirds
visit from time to time as well.   Attracted to the color or actually
eating?

Martha

On Fri, May 17, 2019, 6:44 PM Martha Pfeiffer <
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> Several years ago I put up the red plastic Oriole feeder and didn't have
> any takers even though I did have an Oriole or two passing through in
> migration.  A couple of weeks ago one came to my suet feeder for a flash of
> a second.  Yesterday, another appearance.  This bird went right to the suet
> location but I  had stopped putting it out for a few days because of the
> influx of black birds and Jays.  So off went the Oriole.Today I hear one
> singing near my property.  I would love to know what kind of feeder to use
> - how to put out oranges,  location of feeder, or any secret methods of
> attracting an Oriole.Maeve, your story left me yearning!!  Any suggestions
> would be appreciated.
>
>   Martha Pfeiffer, Dorset
>