Black-naped Oriole

YC Wee
on 11th June 2017

An earlier post highlighted Javan Myna (Acridotheres javanicus) swallowing MacArthur Palm (Ptychosperma macarthurii) fruits HERE. This post highlights Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis) and Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis). These two […]

YC Wee
on 22nd January 2017

The luscious fruits of Cape York Tulipwood or Claudie Tulipwood (Harpullia ramniflora) grown at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay are attracting many more birds – see earlier posts HERE and […]

YC Wee
on 25th May 2016

The images by Jackie Ong show a Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis) picking on the ripe fruits of the Common Tree-vine (Leea indica). The species belong to the family Vitaceae, of […]

YC Wee
on 11th February 2016

“I saw these two Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis maculatus), one juvenile and the other adult having a mid air conflict (above). Below is a composite of some images of the […]

YC Wee
on 1st August 2015

During the 2015 Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) season, Johnny Wee documented five new species of birds feeding on the fruits in his garden: 1. Blue-crowned Hanging-parrot (Loriculus galgulus) (top, above). This […]

YC Wee
on 5th June 2015

During the night diurnal birds roost in trees, remaining silent throughout. Just before dawn they wake up and start vocalising. This mass singing of birds is referred to as the […]

YC Wee
on 31st January 2014

“It was a warm but breezy afternoon when I noticed a Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis) perching on the branch of an aging Coral Jasmine (Nyctanthes arbor-tristis) down below from my […]

YC Wee
on 21st September 2013

Samson Tan documented a Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis) eating the “fruit” of the gymnosperm Gnetum gnemon LINK (above, below). “One of my favourite snack is belinjau chips, I like it […]

YC Wee
on 28th May 2013

“Last year, I saw an Oriental Honey-buzzard (Pernis ptilorhyncus) in action. It first peeped into the nest of a pair of Black-naped Orioles (Oriolus chinensis) from a distance of barely […]

YC Wee
on 17th March 2013

“I was reversing my car out of a parking lot this morning when I noticed a Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis) flew into a Swiss Cheese Plant in front of me. […]


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