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Black-Naped Oriole (Chinese Wielewaal)




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Black-Naped Oriole - Oriolus chinensis - Chinese Wielewaal
East- and Southeast-Asia to Philippines and Indonesia.

The following 20 subspecies are being recognized:
Oriolus chinensis diffusus - East-Asia;
Oriolus chinensis andamanensis - Andaman Islands;
Oriolus chinensis macrourus - Nicobar Islands;
Oriolus chinensis maculatus - Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Bangka, Belitung, Java, Bali and Borneo;
Oriolus chinensis mundus - Simeulue and Nias (west of North-Sumatra);
Oriolus chinensis sipora - Sipura (Sipora, Mentawai Islands, west of Central-Sumatra);
Oriolus chinensis richmondi - Siberut and Pagai (Mentawai Islands, west of Central-Sumatra);
Oriolus chinensis lamprochryseus - Masalembu Island (north of East-Java);
Oriolus chinensis insularis - Sapudi and Raas (north of East-Java) and Kangean Island (north of Bali);
Oriolus chinensis melanisticus - Talaud Island (northeast of Sulawesi);
Oriolus chinensis sangirensis - North-Sangihe Island (north of Sulawesi);
Oriolus chinensis formosus - Siau, Tahulandang, Ruang and Biaro (South-Sangihe Island) and Mayu (north of Sulawesi);
Oriolus chinensis celebensis - Sulawesi and satellites including Togian Island (between Northeast- and Eastcentral-Sulawesi);
Oriolus chinensis frontalis - Sula Island (east of Sulawesi);
Oriolus chinensis stresemanni - Peleng (Banggai Islands, east of Sulawesi);
Oriolus chinensis boneratensis - Flores Sea islands south of Sulawesi;
Oriolus chinensis broderipi - Lombok to Alor (West- to Eastcentral-Lesser Sundas);
Oriolus chinensis chinensis - Luzon Group and Mindoro and Palawan Group (North- and Southwest-Philippines);
Oriolus chinensis yamamurae - Visayas, Mindanao and Basilan (Central- and South-Philippines);
Oriolus chinensis suluensis - Sulu Archipelago (South-Philippines).

Of this species there are also Zoo Photo's available.


Black-Naped OrioleOriolus chinensis maculatus
Black-Naped Oriole
Oriolus chinensis maculatus
Black-Naped OrioleOriolus chinensis maculatus
Black-Naped Oriole
Oriolus chinensis maculatus
Black-Naped OrioleOriolus chinensis maculatus
Black-Naped Oriole
Oriolus chinensis maculatus