Variable oriole

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Variable oriole
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Genus: Icterus
I. pyrrhopterus
Binomial name
Icterus pyrrhopterus
(Vieillot, 1819)

Icterus cayanensis pyrrhopterus

The variable oriole (Icterus pyrrhopterus) is a species of bird in the family Icteridae. It was formerly considered to be conspecific with the epaulet oriole.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

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


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Icterus pyrrhopterus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.