Orioles are migratory birds and they start to arrive in the month of may. They usually migrate at night and will be tired and hungry when they arrive. so it will be a great thing if one can set up the feeders at the earliest. may 1st can be considered as an ideal date for setting up one.
Oriole Bird Feeder is different from other feeders. Orioles are basically insect feeding and not seed feeding birds. They cannot be attracted with other bird feeders. They enjoy the sweet taste of nectar. With their perch like a humming bird they will drink the nectar if offered in a vessel. They have a special liking for orange the fruit and are attracted to the orange color as well. Some models have holders to store orange halves. Fix one or two nails on the side of the bird feeder and place one or two halves of orange on it.
In this way also Orioles can be attracted. They can be attracted by offering grape jellies as well. Several such feeders come with one or two special cups or holders to store grape pulps and nectar. Plenty of well designed models in pleasing colors are there to choose from. Affordable yet beautiful models add to the variety. such feeders give a decorative value to your back yard. Well placed beautiful bird feeders will transform your back yard from an ordinary looking one to an elegant looking one.
It is imperative that you keep the feeders in shaded areas. But care should be taken that the area is not too thick in foliage so that predators will hide and will endanger the birds. to make Orioles stay longer in your vicinity it is always a better option to plant more fruit and berry bearing trees in your backyard.