Adult perched on a vine.

Adult perched on a vine.
Species: Cuban Oriole   Icterus melanopsis
Author: Allan Hopkins
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Added to IBC: 12 Jun 2015 - 23:46
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Altitude (m): 
791 meters


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Birds of the West Indies
Most people associate the Caribbean with palm-fringed sandy beaches, cricket and rum. Mention the West Indies to birders and they think todies and tremblers, among a remarkable array of c. 190 endemic species. Furthermore, no fewer than six families are confined to the region, and another (spindalises) virtually so. The region also receives many vagrants from both North and South America, and even transatlantic arrivals from Europe.


Allan Hopkins, IBC1092387. Accessible at

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Allan Hopkins, IBC1092387. Photo of Cuban Oriole Icterus melanopsis at Topes de Collantes Natural Park, Cuba. Accessible at

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