Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Black‑naped Oriole Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Oriolus chinensis
Family : Oriolidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : Black-napped Oriole is a medium-sized bright golden-yellow bird with a black nape.The male is predominently bright golden-yellow from both above and below except for some parts of it.It has stout livid-pink bill,blood-pink irises and plumbeous legs and feet.The female looks duller green-yellow and the juvenile looks more greenish above.
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;more information, please contact us.