Maroon Oriole (Oriolus traillii) - HBW 13, p. 730
Spanish: Oropéndola Granate
Traillii Vigors, 1832, no locality = Darjeeling, north India.
Closely related to O. hosii, O. cruentus and, especially, O. mellianus; all, together with O. xanthornus, form the “Asian black-headed group”. Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- traillii (Vigors, 1832) - Himalayas, Myanmar, S China (Yunnan E to SE Guizhou and W Guangxi), N Thailand, N Laos and N Vietnam.
- robinsoni Delacour, 1927 - S Laos and S Vietnam.
- nigellicauda (Swinhoe, 1870) - Hainan I.
- ardens (Swinhoe, 1862) - Taiwan.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 10 videos
A bird in a bush singing once, and flying to another one Locality Phan Thiet Road, Di Linh, Annam, Vietnam (ssp robinsoni)
Josep del Hoyo 15 April 2008 6 years ago 20 sec 4.7
side and rear views Locality Phan Thiet Road, Di Linh, Annam, Vietnam (ssp robinsoni)
Martin Kennewell 8 February 2013 1 year ago 22 sec 4.7
A bird in a tree, singing Locality Phan Thiet Road, Di Linh, Annam, Vietnam (ssp robinsoni)
Josep del Hoyo 15 April 2008 6 years ago 51 sec 4.6
An individual perched in a tree, turning around, looking around and flying away. Locality Dak Dam, Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia (ssp robinsoni)
Josep del Hoyo 14 March 2011 3 years ago 30 sec 4.3
A bird perched in a tree showing its red tail while preening. Locality Dak Dam, Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia (ssp robinsoni)
Josep del Hoyo 14 March 2011 3 years ago 33 sec 4.2
female singing and calls after flying Locality Vinayak, Pangot, Nainital District, Uttarakhand, India (ssp traillii)
Martin Kennewell 7 April 2012 1 year ago 17 sec 3.5
PhotosSee all 12 photos
Female feeding chicks
Locality Taipei City, Taiwan
wilsondring 12 June 2013 1 year ago 4.5
Locality Taiwan (ssp ardens)
bird.soong 9 February 2014 29 weeks ago 4.5
Male bird perched with food in bill.
Locality Wulai District, New Taipei City (Taipei County), Taiwan
Dave Irving 26 May 2013 24 weeks ago 4.4
Locality Yunnan, China (Southern)
bird.soong 27 February 2008 29 weeks ago 4.2
Photographed in Jim Corbett NP
Locality Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India
Subramanya_CK 15 January 2013 1 year ago 4.2
Female perched in the top of a dead tree
Locality Sessni Camp, Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India (ssp traillii)
Martin Flack 13 April 2010 51 weeks ago 4