(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.
Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded.