Slender-billed oriole

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Slender-billed oriole
Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris by Dr. Raju Kasambe DSC 4258 (3).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Oriolidae
Genus: Oriolus
O. tenuirostris
Binomial name
Oriolus tenuirostris
Blyth, 1846

The slender-billed oriole (Oriolus tenuirostris) is a species of bird in the family Oriolidae found from the eastern Himalayas to Southeast Asia.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]


Two subspecies are recognized:[2]

  • O. t. invisus - Riley, 1940: Found in southern Vietnam
  • O. t. tenuirostris - Blyth, 1846: Found from the eastern Himalayas to southern China and central Vietnam


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Oriolus tenuirostris". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22706397A94067658. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22706397A94067658.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. ^ "IOC World Bird List 7.1". IOC World Bird List Datasets. doi:10.14344/