Scientific Name: Oriolus xanthornus Common Name: Black-hooded Oriole Other Name: Benebou, Haldi pakhi, Turmeric bird, Asian black-headed oriole, Black-headed oriole, Indian black-headed oriole, Oriental black-headed oriole
Identifying Features: yellow body, black head, black wings, reddish tail, greyish legs
- Lives in common contact with humans in rural and urban India.
- It is a bird of open woodland and cultivation. Its food is insects and fruit, especially figs, found in the tree canopies where they spend much of their time
This image was clicked by Alastair Rae – via Flickr.
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