Green oropendola

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Green oropendola
Psarocolius viridis -San Antonio Zoo-8a.jpg
At San Antonio Zoo
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Genus: Psarocolius
Species: P. viridis
Binomial name
Psarocolius viridis
(Müller, 1776)
Psarocolius viridis map.svg

The green oropendola (Psarocolius viridis) is a species of bird in the Icteridae family. It is found in wooded habitats in the Amazon and Guianas of South America, and is generally common. Uniquely among the oropendolas, the green oropendola has a pale bill with an orange tip. Male oropendola weigh around 400 grams, while females are in the 200 gram range.

At Diergaarde Blijdorp, Netherlands


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