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 11 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 6 weeks ago 4.4
Locality Yunnan, China (Southern)
bird.soong 27 February 2008 11 weeks ago 4.2
Photographed in Jim Corbett NP
Locality Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India
Subramanya_CK 15 January 2013 49 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 32 weeks ago 4