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Black Hooded Oriole, Bene Bou

Oriolus xanthornus


Sparrow+ size. Same as Mynah. Bright yellow colored body. Head, throat are black. Lower wings also has black. Prominent pink beak. Light reddish eye. Orioles feed on fruits, nectar and insects. Loves figs.


The black hooded oriole is one of the birds in rural as well as urban India which lives in common contact with humans.


Right ID curtsey SukanyaDatta

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Black hooded oriole
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1 Comment

PampaMistri 6 years ago

Thanks SukanyaDatta. Updating.

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Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Apr 5, 2013
Submitted on May 5, 2014

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