Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Black‑hooded Oriole Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Oriolus xanthornus
Family : Oriolidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : The male black-hooded oriole has black and yellow plumage, while the female is drabber with greenish underparts and a black hood. Young birds have streaked underparts and a less solid black hood. They are distinguished from the Indian golden oriole by their black head. Orioles can be difficult to spot in the canopy, and their flight is strong and direct. They forage using foliage-gleaning, wood-gleaning, or sallying methods.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Mandar Bhagat(www.xeno-canto.org/Mandar Bhagat), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.