Oriolidae

Class Aves Order Passeriformes Suborder Passeri (Oscines) Family Oriolidae

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Orioles and figbirds are tree-living song-birds commonly patterned in brilliant yellows and blacks, and streaked ventrally in juveniles and some adults.

Size

Number of genera, species

2 genera; 29-30 species

Habitat

Medium to tall woodland and forest, including rainforest

Conservation status

Endangered: 1 species; Vulnerable: 2 species; Near Threatened: 3 species

Distribution

Sub-Saharan and far northwest Africa, temperate Eurasia (except central deserts), south and east to India, southeast Asia, and Indonesian archipelagos as far as New Guinea, and north and east Australia

Distribution

Sub-Saharan and far northwest Africa, temperate Eurasia (except central deserts), south and east to India, southeast Asia, and Indonesian archipelagos as far as New Guinea, and north and east Australia

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