The Scott's Oriole is primarily found in the Southwestern United States and south to Baja California Sur and central Mexico.
Scott's Orioles are medium-sized, sexually dimorphic songbirds. Adult males are black above and bright yellow below. The wings are black with one yellow wing-bar and one white wing-bar. Females are yellowish overall with darker wings and tail. In females, both wing-bars are white. In both genders, the bill is long, straight, and pointed.