956. Oriolus chinensis macrourus

(956) Oriolus chinensis macrourus.

The Nicobar Black-naped Oriole,

Oriolus macrourus Blyth, J. A. S. B., xv, pp. 46, 370 (1846} (Nicobars). Oriolus macrurus. Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 503.

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Adult male very bright yellow above; the nape-band is decidedly more narrow than in indicus or tenuirostris; the yellow tips to the primary-coverts and inner secondaries are much smaller; the central rectrices are generally black.

Colours of soft parts those of the species.

Measurements. Wing 151 to 159 mm.; culmen 33 to 35 mm.

Distribution. Nicobars.

Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
956. Oriolus chinensis macrourus
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
956
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
10
Common name: 
Nicobar Black Naped Oriole
M_ID: 
19493
M_SN: 
Oriolus chinensis macrourus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3678

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