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Tanimbar oriole

Tanimbar oriole
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Oriolidae
Genus: Oriolus
O. decipiens
Binomial name
Oriolus decipiens
  • Mimeta decipiens
  • Oriolus bouroensis decipiens

The Tanimbar oriole (Oriolus decipiens) is a species of bird in the family Oriolidae. It is endemic to the Tanimbar Islands.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Until 2008, the Tanimbar oriole was classified as a subspecies of the black-eared oriole.[2] Some authorities have not yet recognized this split.[3]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2017). "Oriolus decipiens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T103691651A112513530. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T103691651A112513530.en. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Species Version 1 « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 23 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Oriolus decipiens - Avibase". Retrieved 23 February 2017.
  • Rheindt, F.E., and R.O. Hutchinson. 2007. A photoshot odyssey through the confused avian taxonomy of Seram and Buru (southern Moluccas). BirdingASIA 7: 18–38.
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