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Yellow Oriole

(Oriolus flavocinctus)
Alternate name(s): "Australasian Yellow Oriole", "Yellow-bellied Oriole", "Green Oriole", "Green Mulberry"
Size: 26-28 cm

Similar species

Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See (Australasian) Yellow Oriole at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "flavocinctus"

ADULT

Frontal view of an adult Yellow Oriole (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Rapid Creek, Darwin, NT, July 2013]

Near-lateral view of a Yellow Oriole
[Darwin, NT, August 2014]

Close-up lateral portrait of a Yellow Oriole (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Botanical Gardens, Darwin, NT, September 2016]

Lateral view of a Yellow Oriole
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Dorsal view of a Yellow Oriole (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Rapid Creek, Darwin, NT, July 2013]

Dorsal view of a Yellow Oriole
[Darwin, NT, August 2014]

Two distant shots of a Yellow Oriole in flight
[Fogg Dam, NT, August 2014]

Race "tiwi"

ADULT

Frontal view of an adult Yellow Oriole (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Maxwell Creek, Melville Island, off Darwin, NT, December 2016]

Lateral view of an adult Yellow Oriole seen preening (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Maxwell Creek, Melville Island, off Darwin, NT, December 2016]

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

yloriol_20140816.mp3 flavocinctus
(Darwin, NT)
Contact call © MD
yloriol_20140819_2.mp3 flavocinctus
(Darwin, NT)
Contact calls © MD
yloriol_20140819_3.mp3 flavocinctus
(Darwin, NT)
(Modified) contact call? © MD
yloriol_20140817.mp3 flavocinctus
(Top End, NT)
? © MD
yloriol_20140817.mp3 flavocinctus
(Top End, NT)
? © MD

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