Brown Oriole (Oriolus szalayi) - HBW 13, p. 716
French: Loriot papou
Spanish: Oropéndola Papú
Other common names: Striated/New Guinea Oriole
Taxonomy: Mimeta szalayi Madarász, 1901, Finschhafen, Huon Gulf, north-east New Guinea.
Forms a superspecies with O. phaeochromus, O. forsteni, O. bouroensis, O. melanotis and O. sagittatus, all of which, together with more distantly related O. flavocinctus, were formerly placed in the alternative genus Mimeta on basis of skull characteristics. Monotypic.
Distribution: New Guinea and West Papuan Is (Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati, Misool).
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A bird perched on a branch.
Locality Batanta Island, Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua (Indonesia), New Guinea (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 11 October 2012 28 weeks ago 4
Male singing at Pacific Adventist University.
Locality Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (mainland), New Guinea (Monotypic species)
neil osborne 13 August 2010 8 weeks ago 3
A perched bird.
Locality Taja, Jayapura Regency, West Papua (Indonesia), New Guinea (Monotypic species)
mehdhalaouate 23 June 2008 3 years ago 3