Yellow Oriole (Icterus nigrogularis) - HBW 16, p. 764
French: Oriole jaune
Spanish: Turpial Amarillo
Taxonomy: Xanthornus nigrogularis Hahn, 1819, north Brazil.
Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- nigrogularis (Hahn, 1819) - NW & NE Colombia (Caribbean region S to middle Magdalena Valley, and in Meta and Vichada), Venezuela (from Zulia E, mostly N of R Orinoco, to Delta Amacuro), Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana, and N Brazil (Roraima and Amapá).
- curasoensis Ridgway, 1884 - Netherlands Antilles (Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire).
- helioeides A. H. Clark, 1902 - Margarita I, off N Venezuela.
- trinitatis E. J. O. Hartert, 1913 - Trinidad, and nearby NE Venezuela (Paria Peninsula).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 9 videos
A perched bird, calling and looking around. Locality Suri Village, Paramaribo, Paramaribo District, Suriname (ssp nigrogularis)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 14 July 2011 1 year ago 25 sec 4
One individual piercing at the corolla of a flower to leak nectar Locality Asa Wright Nature Centre, Arima Valley, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
DAVID ASCANIO 7 March 2010 2 years ago 30 sec 3.8
bird on a branch Locality Asa Wright Nature Centre, Arima Valley, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
Keith and Lynn Youngs 14 April 2008 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 24 sec 3.8
A bird preening on a branch, using the "over the wing scratch technique". Locality Weg naar Zee, Paramaribo, Paramaribo District, Suriname (ssp nigrogularis)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 13 February 2011 1 year ago 48 sec 3.7
Two Yellow Orioles (Icterus nigrogularis) building their nest Córdoba - Colombia Locality Córdoba Department, Colombia
Carlos Ruiz.- Guerra 24 March 2011 2 years ago 42 sec 3.7
An adult moving through the branches of trees and bamboo Locality Pax Guest House, Tunapuna, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago (ssp trinitatis)
Greg Baker 21 December 1998 45 weeks ago 24 sec 3.5
PhotosSee all 31 photos
Adult on ground with food in its bill.
Locality Georgetown Botanical Gardens, Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica Region, Guyana (ssp nigrogularis)
Allan Hopkins 6 December 2012 18 weeks ago 4.3
feeding in this flower
Locality Boa Vista, Roraima State, Brazil
Anselmo d Affonseca 1 year ago 4.3
A bird perched on a branch
Locality Cerro Guayamurí, Margarita Island, Nueva Esparta State, Venezuela
Miguel Emmanuelli 16 September 2010 2 years ago 4.3
Breeder bringing food to the nest.
Locality La Llovizna National Park, Puerto Ordaz, Bolívar State, Venezuela (ssp nigrogularis)
Christophe Gouraud 6 April 2012 35 weeks ago 4.2
Two Male Yellow Orioles feeding on the yellow Kniphofia flowers
Locality José Celestino Mutis Botanical Garden, Bogotá, Colombia
Blair Wainman 18 November 2010 2 years ago 4.2
Very tame, was there for a long time, perched on a tree
Locality Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles
jdrpc 12 April 2004 4 weeks ago 4
One ind calling from a Guamacho cactus-tree at Ipapure, Guajira, Colombia. Locality La Guajira Department, Colombia
Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA... 5 March 2009 3 years ago 4