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12 August 2009

Golden Oriole

Golden Oriole (金黃鸝)
Sweden (2005)

17th October, 2007. Kiruna

Golden Oriole is a common species which can be found in Eurasia, south Asia and middle east, it lives in woodlands and parks, especially in northern Europe, in summer it migrates to southern area like England, south Europe and northern Africa, However it is not easy to obverse as it lays under the leave as canopy, Golden Oriole looks yellow with blacked wings, tail and legs, also reddish bill, mostly eats insects and fruit.

Sweden is the type locality of nominate subspecies of Golden Oriole, another one Shinjang's subspecies Oriolus o. kundoo type locality at Dukhum, India.
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