Bird Thousands of Miles from Home?


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I saw a bird this morning in my Moringa tree, seemingly eating the flowers. It was red with a black head and the wings seemed to have some other colors mixed in; I ran and got my camera, but by this time it flew higher in the tree and was obscured by foliage, preventing pictures of its wings. These are the best pics I could get, before it flew away.

I started looking thru pics and the only bird that seemed to match was the Red Siskin, which I thought must be correct, since I have other Siskins, such as the Pine Siskin visit my yard. However, when I looked up the habitat range, this bird is not from around here. What's interesting is when I looked up its diet, one of the first food sources listed are flower buds, which is what I thought it was eating as I was snapping pics.

Can anyone give me another idea as to what species this is? The last two pics seems to be the bird upside down eating flowers, the last pic is just a blown-up image of the pic directly above it.
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I think I solved the mystery. It appears to be a Baltimore Oriole, after watching this video. The bird in this video seems like what I saw, but it's much different than the pictures of Baltimore Orioles I saw on the internet, which I initially discounted as a possibility, because the colors in the pictures were not nearly as vibrant as what I saw in my tree.

The bird in this video has very similar mannerisms that I observed.

 
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It's a pretty bird Roadrunner. :) I've just been reading about it on Wiki and copy/pasted this description below.

This medium-sized passerine measures 17–22 cm (6.7–8.7 in) in length and spans 23–32 cm (9.1–12.6 in) across the wings. Their build is typical of icterids, as they have a sturdy body, a longish tail, fairly long legs and a thick, pointed bill. The body weight averages 33.8 g (1.19 oz), with a range of weights from 22.3 to 42 g (0.79 to 1.48 oz).[5] The male oriole is slightly larger than the female, although the size dimorphism is minimal by icterid standards.[6][7][8] Adults always have white bars on the wings. The adult male is orange on the underparts shoulder patch and rump, with some birds appearing a very deep flaming orange and others appearing yellowish-orange. All of the rest of the male's plumage is black. The adult female is yellow-brown on the upper parts with darker wings, and dull orange-yellow on the breast and belly. The juvenile oriole is similar-looking to the female, with males taking until the fall of their second year to reach adult plumage.
 
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.....Adults always have white bars on the wings. The adult male is orange on the underparts shoulder patch and rump, with some birds appearing a very deep flaming orange and others appearing yellowish-orange. All of the rest of the male's plumage is black. The adult female is yellow-brown on the upper parts with darker wings, and dull orange-yellow on the breast and belly. The juvenile oriole is similar-looking to the female, with males taking until the fall of their second year to reach adult plumage.
That bold/underline section is exactly why I discounted this bird being a Baltimore Oriole at first, because the pictures I first saw after typing into Google, "Red bird with black head", the images showed a Baltimore Oriole with a very dull orange section, but on that same page was a Red Siskin and it looked exactly like my pics as far as color goes.
 
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Yes, I can understand you discounting it because of the colouring. Before I read the 'Wiki' quote I was thinking about colour difference between male and female. You were right with it's identity though. (y)
 
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