The Streak-backed Oriole is a large oriole with mostly bright orange body except for black streaks on back. It has a deep orange-red head and breast which contrast with black face and chin. It's black wings have two bold, white bars and the black tail, white corners.
This photo shows a bird in the hand; where usually we see chickadees eating from our hands, this time it's a Red-brested Nuthatch. Hand feeding is mentioned in the Times article...I just wanted you to see birds really do do this!
Happy Thanksgiving everybody...
Photos from Wikipedia. Special thanks to Bill Schmoker for telling us about the NYT article.