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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Maroon oriole

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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Scientific classification

Oriolus traillii

Maroon oriole is found in following locations in Thailand

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Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Maroon oriole, Oriolus traillii in Thailand

Range map of Oriolus traillii in Thailand

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