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Montezuma Oropendola

Montezuma oropendola displaying at nesting colony. It appears that oropendola males build the huge bag-like nests, as seen in the background, in colonies and then display to attract females. This bird and others twirled around their perches while calling loudly, quite a show.
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Montezuma oropendola
Montezuma oropendola displaying at nesting colony. It appears that oropendola males build the huge bag-like nests, as seen in the background, in colonies and then display to attract females. This bird and others twirled around their perches while calling loudly, quite a show.

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From gallery: Montezuma Oropendola
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Date: 17 Feb 2008
Location: La Selva OTS Caribbean lowlands Costa Rica
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