Feeding ecology and diet

Orioles eat small, soft fruit and insects opportunistically, whereas figbirds are more strictly frugivorus. By quartering

ESDĀ©2002

Presumed mimicry of friarbirds by orioles in east Indonesia. From top to bottom: dusky brown oriole (Oriolus phaeochromus) and dusky fri-arbird (Philemon fuscicapillus); Seram oriole (Oriolus forsteni) and Seram friarbird (Philemon subcorniculatus). (Illustration by Emily Damstra)

ESDĀ©2002

Presumed mimicry of friarbirds by orioles in east Indonesia. From top to bottom: dusky brown oriole (Oriolus phaeochromus) and dusky fri-arbird (Philemon fuscicapillus); Seram oriole (Oriolus forsteni) and Seram friarbird (Philemon subcorniculatus). (Illustration by Emily Damstra)

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