* Length: 8.5 inches
* Sharply-pointed bill
* United States range restricted to southern Texas
* Bright orange head, underparts, rump and shoulder
* Small black face patch and throat
* Black back, wings and tail
* White edges to wing feathers
* Greenish upperparts
* Yellowish underparts
The Altamira Oriole is similar to the Hooded Oriole but has an orange shoulder. Immature Altamiras are larger than other orioles.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.