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 9 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 5 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 5 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 2 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 2 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 50 weeks ago 17 sec 3.5
PhotosSee all 8 photos
Female feeding chicks
Locality Taipei City, Taiwan
wilsondring 12 June 2013 1 year ago 4.7
Photographed in Jim Corbett NP
Locality Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India
Subramanya_CK 15 January 2013 33 weeks 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 16 weeks ago 4
A male perched on a branch.
Locality Chu Yang Sin National Park, Da Lat Plateau, Annam, Vietnam (ssp robinsoni)
Igor Palko 20 March 2013 1 year ago 4
A bird on a branch.
Locality Wulai District, New Taipei City (Taipei County), Taiwan
alder 13 December 2008 5 years ago 3.9
Near Lama Camp
Locality Eaglenest Pass, Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Niels Poul Dreyer 4 April 2013 41 weeks ago 3.8