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  • Olive-backed Oriole

  • Oriolus sagittatus
  • Males and females have an olive-green head and back, grey wings and tail, and cream underparts, boldly streaked with brown. They both have a bright red eye and reddish beak. Females can be distinguished from males by a paler bill, duller-green back, and an extension of the streaked underparts up to the chin.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=350
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=350&p=123
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Olive-backed Oriole

  • Males and females have an olive-green head and back, grey wings and tail, and cream underparts, boldly streaked with brown. They both have a bright red eye and reddish beak. Females can be distinguished from males by a paler bill, duller-green back, and an extension of the streaked underparts up to the chin.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Oriolus sagittatus
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 671
  • Size
  • 25-28cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • The waverers
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=350&p=123
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=350
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/olive-backed-oriole