Order Passeriformes

Family Oriolidae

Old World Orioles
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  • Medium-sized, robust passerines with relatively strong bill; many species very colourful in yellow to golden and black.
  • Old World.
  • Woodland, forest and parklands.
  • 17-32 cm.
  • 3 genera, 38 species, 109 taxa.
  • 3 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Walther, B., Jones, P. & Bonan, A. (2019). Old World Orioles (Oriolidae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/52354 on 11 December 2019).