Oriolus chinensis.

Oriolus chinensis Linn., Syst. Nat., 12th ed. i, p. 160 (1766).

Type-locality : Manila, Philippines (Meinertzhagen, Ibis, 1923, p. 71).

Linnets chinensis is the same as Brisson's indicus (Orn. ii, p. 328, 1760), which, again, is the same as Buffon's (PL Enl., p. 281, 1774) and of Aldrovandus (viii, p. 862, 1599). The first time that indicus is used as a binomial is in Jerdon's 111. Ind. Orn. 1847.

Key to Subspecies.

A. Outer web of secondaries broadly yellow,
a. Nape-band more than 12 mm. wide; bill stout…………..O. c indicus, p. 7.
b. Nape-band narrow, never more than 12 mm. wide; bill slender…O. c. tenuirostris, p. 9.
B. Outer web of secondaries showing very little yellow.
c. Wing under 140 mm O. c. andamanensis, p. 10.
d. Wing over 150 mm O. c. macrourus, p. 10.

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: 
Oriolus chinensis.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
7
M_ID: 
19490
M_CN: 
Black-naped Oriole
M_SN: 
Oriolus chinensis
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3675

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