Jamaican oriole

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Jamaican oriole
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Genus: Icterus
Species: I. leucopteryx
Binomial name
Icterus leucopteryx
(Wagler, 1827)

The Jamaican oriole (Icterus leucopteryx) is a species of bird in the Icteridae family. It is found in Jamaica and on the Colombian island of San Andrés. It formerly occurred on Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands but is now extinct there.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

Juvenile on San Andrés, Archipelago of San Andrés, Colombia
Adult at Negril, Jamaica


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