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Western Black-headed Oriole

Oriolus brachyrynchus Swainson, WJ 1837

The western oriole, or western black-headed oriole, is a species of bird in the family Oriolidae that is native to Africa. The adult upperparts are yellow-olive, and the underparts are yellow in colour. It is rated as a species of least concern on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Endangered Species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Oriolidae
Genus:
   Oriolus
Scientific:
  Oriolus brachyrynchus


Original description

Citation:
  Swainson, WJ 1837

Reference:
   Nat. Hist. Birds W. Afr. 2 p.35

Protonym:
  Oriolus brachyrhynchus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/57925#page/35/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  418C7CCB79265662

Avibase ID:
  avibase-418C7CCB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/418C7CCB


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916485

Geographic range:

  • Oriolus brachyrynchus brachyrynchus: Sierra Leone and Guinea to Benin
  • Oriolus brachyrynchus laetior: Benin to Cameroon, s Uganda and extreme w Kenya
English:
Western Black-headed Oriole
Catalan:
oriolcapnegre occidental
Czech:
žluva lesní
Danish:
Olivenrygget Hættepirol
German:
Dschungelpirol
Spanish:
Oropéndola Cabecinegra
Spanish (Spain):
Oropéndola Cabecinegra
Finnish:
huilukuhankeittäjä
French:
Loriot à tête noire
Croatian:
crnoglava vuga
Italian:
Oriolo occidentale
Japanese (romaji):
kierikouraiuguisu
Japanese:
キエリコウライウグイス
Lithuanian:
Vakarinė juodagalvė volungė
Dutch:
Blauwvleugelwielewaal
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Jungelpirol
Norwegian:
Jungelpirol
Polish:
wilga kapturowa
Portuguese:
papa-figos-de-cabeça-preta-ocidental
Russian:
Гвинейская иволга
Slovak:
vlha lesná
Serbian:
Zapadna crnoglava vuga
Swedish:
djungelgylling
Ukrainian:
Вивільга світлокрила
Chinese:
西非黑头黄鹂
Chinese (Traditional):
西非黑頭黃鸝


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Loriot à tête noire ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Loriot à tête noire ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Western Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Western Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Western Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Western Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Western Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Oriolus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Oriolus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Oriolus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Western Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Western Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Western Oriole ( Oriolus brachyrynchus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Oriolus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Oriolus brachyrynchus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Azerbaijani: göyqanad sarıköynək
Catalan: oriolcapnegre occidental
Czech: Žluva krátkozobá, žluva lesní
Danish: Olivenrygget Hættepirol
German: Blauflügelpirol, Dschungelpirol
English: Black-headed Oriole, Greenish-backed Oriole, Western Black headed Oriole, Western Black-headed Oriole, Western Oriole
English, HBW: Western Black-headed Oriole
English (IOC): Western Oriole
English (Kenya): Western Oriole
English (United States): Western Black-headed Oriole
Esperanto: Okcidenta nigrakapa oriolo
Spanish: Oropéndola Cabecinegra, Oropéndola de Cabeza Negra Oriental
Spanish (Spain): Oropéndola Cabecinegra
Spanish (HBW): Western Black-headed Oriole
Estonian: metspeoleo
Finnish: Huilukuhankeittäjä
French: Loriot à ailes bleues, Loriot à tête noire, Loriot à tête noire occidental
Croatian: crnoglava vuga
Italian: Oriolo occidentale, Rigogolo testanera occidentale
Japanese (romaji): kierikouraiuguisu
Japanese: キエリコウライウグイス
Kazakh: көкқанат мысықторғай
Kirghiz: көк канат барпы
Scientific: Oriolus brachyrhynchus, Oriolus brachyrynchus, Oriolus brachyrynchus brachyrynchus
Lithuanian: Vakarinė juodagalvė volungė
Dutch: Blauwvleugelwielewaal, Blauwvleugel-wielewaal
Norwegian Nynorsk: Jungelpirol
Norwegian: Jungelpirol
Polish: wilga kapturowa
Portuguese: Papa figos de cabeca preta ocidental., papa-figos-de-cabeça-preta-ocidental
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-figos-de-cabeça-preta
Russian: Гвинейская иволга, Синекрылая иволга
Slovak: vlha lesná
Serbian: Zapadna crnoglava vuga
Swedish: djungelgylling, Västlig svarthuvudgylling
Swahili: Kubwilu Domo-fupi
Turkish: Batı Afrika kara başlı sarıasma
Ukrainian: Вивільга світлокрила
Chinese: 西非黑头黄鹂
Chinese (Traditional): 西非黑頭黃鸝

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