Western Oriole

Oriolus brachyrynchus - Loriot à tête noire

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Oriolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Oriolus

  • Species
    :

    brachyrynchus

Descriptor

Swainson, 1837

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 21 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 42 à 57 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Western Oriole (Oriolus brachyrynchus) is a species of bird in the Oriolidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Oriolus brachyrynchus brachyrynchus (Guinea-Bissau to Togo and Benin)
  • Oriolus brachyrynchus laetior (Nigeria to w Kenya, sc DRCongo and n Angola)

Foreign names

  • Loriot à tête noire,
  • Oropéndola cabecinegra,
  • Papa-figos-de cabeça-preta-ocidental,
  • Blauflügelpirol,
  • Blauwvliegelwielewaal,
  • Oriolo occidentale,
  • Västlig svarthuvudgylling,
  • Jungelpirol,
  • vlha lesná,
  • žluva lesní,
  • Olivenrygget Hættepirol,
  • huilukuhankeittäjä,
  • oriolcapnegre occidental,
  • wilga kapturowa,
  • Синекрылая иволга,
  • キエリコウライウグイス,
  • 西非黑头黄鹂,
  • 西非黑頭黃鸝,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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