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African Black-headed Oriole

Oriolus larvatus Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823

The Black-headed Oriole (Oriolus larvatus) is an African passerine. It has a very striking appearance with a bright yellow body, contrasting black head and flesh-coloured beak. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Oriolidae
Genus:
  Oriolus

Scientific:
  Oriolus larvatus

Citation:
  Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823

Reference:
  Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.20

Protonym:
  Oriolus larvatus

Avibase ID:
  BE62734AE3EDDC3E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BE62734A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561702

Geographic range:

  • Oriolus larvatus larvatus: E South Africa, Mozambique and s Zimbabwe
  • Oriolus larvatus angolensis: Angola to Namibia and Zambia
  • Oriolus larvatus additus (additus): SE Tanzania and Mozambique
  • Oriolus larvatus additus (tibicen): Coastal s Tanzania to s Mozambique
  • Oriolus larvatus rolleti: Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi (?) and e Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Oriolus larvatus reichenowi: Coastal s Somalia to central Tanzania
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English:
African Black-headed Oriole
Czech:
žluva škrabošková
German:
Maskenpirol
Danish:
Østafrikansk Hættepirol
Spanish:
Oropéndola Enmascarada
Finnish:
akasiakuhankeittäjä
French:
Loriot masqué
Icelandic:
Hettuglói
Italian:
Oriolo testanera
Japanese:
afurikazukinkouraiuguisu
Japanese:
アフリカズキンコウライウグイス
Dutch:
Maskerwielewaal
Norwegian:
Savannepirol
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Savannepirol
Polish:
wilga czarnoglowa
Portuguese:
Papa-figos-de-cabeça-preta
Russian:
Африканская черноголовая иволга
Slovak:
vlha čiernohlavá
Swedish:
svarthuvad gylling
Ukrainian:
Вивільга південна
Chinese:
东非黑头黄鹂


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Loriot masqué ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Loriot masqué ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Eastern Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
African Black-headed Oriole ( Oriolus larvatus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Oriolus larvatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Oriolus larvatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Oriolus [larvatus or percevali] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Swartkopwielewaal
Catalan: oriol capnegre oriental
Czech: Žluva škrabošková
Danish: Østafrikansk Hættepirol
German: Maskenpirol
English: African Black headed Oriole, African Black-headed Oriole, Blackheaded Oriole, Black-headed Oriole, Eastern Blackheaded Oriole, Eastern Black-headed Oriole, Eastern Oriole
English (IOC): Black-headed Oriole
English (Kenya): Black-headed Oriole
Spanish: Oropéndola de Cabeza Negra Africana, Oropéndola Enmascarada
Spanish (Spain): Oropéndola enmascarada
Spanish (HBW): African Black-headed Oriole
Estonian: akaatsiapeoleo
Finnish: Akaasiakuhankeittäjä, akasiakuhankeittäjä
French: Loriot à tête noire, Loriot masqué
Hungarian: feketefejű sárgarigó
Icelandic: Hettuglói
Italian: Oriolo testanera, Rigogolo testanera africano
Japanese: afurikazukinkouraiuguisu, zukinkouraiuguisu
Japanese: アフリカズキンコウライウグイス, ズキンコウライウグイス
Kwangali: Nkulivere
Scientific: Oriolus larvatus, Oriolus larvatus larvatus
Lithuanian: Rytinė juodagalvė volungė
Dutch: Maskerwielewaal
Norwegian Nynorsk: Savannepirol
Norwegian: Savannepirol
Polish: wilga czarnoglowa, Wilga czarnogłowa
Portuguese: Papa-figos-de-cabeça-preta
Russian: Африканская масковая иволга, Африканская черноголовая иволга, Масковая иволга
Slovak: Vlha čiernohlavá
Shona: Gotowa
Serbian: Afrička crnoglava vuga
Swedish: Östlig svarthuvudgylling, svarthuvad gylling
Swahili: Kubwilu Kichwa-cheusi
Tsonga: Phamahumu
Ukrainian: Вивільга південна
Xhosa: Umkro
Chinese: 东非黑头黄鹂
Chinese (Traditional): 東非黑頭黃鸝
Zulu: umBhicongo

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