(Last Updated on : 26-11-2015)
Maroon Oriole is an Indian bird
that bears a scientific name "Oriolus traillii
". This is an Indian bird with a maroon colour.
Structure of Maroon Oriole
Maroon Oriole is a species of bird in the Oriolidae family. It has maroon and black plumage with a black head, neck and wings with a blueish beak. The females have slightly darker bodies and the juveniles have lighter bodies.
Colour of Maroon Oriole
The adult male Maroon oriole is glossy crimson-maroon in colour, with black head, neck and wings and a chestnut-maroon tail. The females and immature males have a greyish-white under part with black streaks. Colouration varies somewhat across the range, with those in the Indian Subcontinent having duller colours and those in Southeast Asia having brighter colours, also tending to somewhat reddish tones.
Concentration of Maroon Oriole
Maroon Oriole is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, and Vietnam. In India, it is found in Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and the hills of Manipur.
Natural Habitat of Maroon Oriole
The natural habitat of Maroon Oriole is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
Breeding Season of Maroon Oriole
Maroon Oriole can be found alone, or in pairs. The nesting season is from April to May. The nest is a deep massive cup of bast fibre that is bound with cobwebs. Both the male and the female Maroon orioles share the parental duties.