Black-naped Oriole

LW Teo
on 1st September 2022

Shahrul Kamal was tipped off by another photographer that a pair of Black-naped orioles (Oriolus chinensis) were nesting successfully at Bishan Street 22. He was amply rewarded with the beautiful […]

LW Teo
on 1st September 2022

Black-naped oriole, Oriolus chinensis , is a frequent visitor (or permanent inhabitant) of the raintrees in the Methodist College Kuala Lumpur compound. The raintrees also host many oriental magpie robins […]

YC Wee
on 26th November 2019

Johnny Wee’s images of the Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis) feeding on a ripe Papaya fruit (Carica papaya) is too eye-catching to ignore. An earlier post by Cheong Wen Chun can […]

YC Wee
on 30th June 2019

The video of an adult Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis) feeding its chicks in the nest by Art Teo also caught the adult removing the faecal sac from one of the […]

YC Wee
on 26th April 2019

“The Sterculia colorata (Scarlet Sterculia or Bonfire Tree) originates from the forests of the Western Ghats and the Deccan in India. A few trees have been planted in Ipoh in […]

YC Wee
on 25th April 2019

“Two weekends ago, I came across a tall flowering Bullock’s Eyes tree (Firmiana malayana), or Mata Lembu in Malay, at Telok Blangah Hill with a Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis) nectaring […]

YC Wee
on 27th January 2019

It was evening and the rain had just turned into a light drizzle. A handful of Pink-necked Green-pigeons (Treron vernans) were gathering on the leafless end branches of a tree […]

YC Wee
on 26th March 2018

“The ripe papayas in the neighbourhood are a magnet for Black-naped Orioles (Oriolus chinensis maculatus) and this self-feeding, immature bird was present today at the same time as an adult. […]

YC Wee
on 13th March 2018

“Some observations are too fast to document easily on camera or video. I have seen Pied Trillers (Lalage nigra) defend their nests a number of times by chasing off the […]

YC Wee
on 17th February 2018

“The Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis maculatus) usually takes fruit or animal prey (below). “I have previously posted nectar feeding behaviour, using the Coral Tree (Erythrina variegata) LINK. “Today we saw […]


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