Oriolus xanthornus (English) [ IPA: Oriolus xanthornus ASM: অৰিয়লুচ জেন্থৰনুচ]
Contributed by: Anjal Borah (অঞ্জল বৰা) on 2009-06-23
1. Bird(Common Noun) It is a bright yellow coloured bird with a solid black hood and black in wings and tail centre. It is a widespread resident of India.It is also a resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia. It is found near open woodland and cultivation, feeds on fruits,insects and figs. Its call is like repetitive 'xakhiou' for which in Assam it is called 'xakhiati'.