French: Oriole de Porto Rico German: Puerto-Rico-Trupial Spanish: Turpial puertorriqueño
Icterus dominicensis var. portoricensis
22 cm; male 37·2– 44·9 g, female 34–38·9 g. Plumage is mostly black, with yellow lower back and rump, yellow lesser and median upperwing-... read more
Song, lasting c. 2 seconds, a rather high-pitched series of ascending and descending whistles,... read more
Edges of forest and woodland of many types, also palm groves, parks and gardens.
Food and feeding
Insects and other arthropods, small vertebrates, fruits and nectar. Contents of 71 stomachs were mostly invertebrates, particularly beetles... read more
Season Mar–Jun. Probably monogamous. Solitary breeder. Nest, apparently built by female alone, variable in size and complexity,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. A fairly common to common species, found even in modified habitats.
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