Sightings of Black-and-crimson Oriole

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I saw adult female Black-and-crimson Oriole (Oriolus consanguineus malayanus) three times on this trip, which was unusual, twice as a participant of a mixed foraging party (bird wave) with Chestnut-capped Laughingthrushs (Garrulax mitratus), Common Green Magpies (Cissa chinensis) and other birds.

It is said by Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (2019) to be “a common participant of mixed-species feeding” but this has not been my experience locally.


Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr)

Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia


Location: 1,700m ASL, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia

Habitat: Primary montane forest

Date: 12th November 2019

Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, handheld with Rode VideoMic Pro Plus Shotgun Microphone


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