Species of Thailand
Thai: นกขมิ้นแดง, nok khamin daeng
Binomial name: Oriolus traillii, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1832
The Maroon Oriole (Oriolus traillii) is a species of bird in the Oriolidae family, ranging across the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, and Vietnam.
Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
It has a maroon and black plumage with black head, neck and wings with a blueish beak.The females have slightly darker bodies and the juveniles have lighter bodies. 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.
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- Oriolus traillii
- Thai: นกขมิ้นแดง, nok khamin daeng
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
- Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
- Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
- Doi Chong National Park
- Doi Inthanon National Park
- Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
- Doi Phu Kha National Park
- Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
- Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
- Huai Nam Dang National Park
- Kaeng Krachan National Park
- Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
- Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Yai National Park
- Khun Chae National Park
- Khun Nan National Park
- Mae Moei National Park
- Mae Ping National Park
- Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai
- Mae Wong National Park
- Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
- Pa Sang District, Lamphun
- Pha Daeng National Park
- Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary
- Taksin Maharat National Park
- Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Oriolus traillii in Thailand
Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.
Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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