Russet-backed Oropendola

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Russet-backed Oropendola

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Psarocolius angustifrons Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Icteridae Family
Male 46–47 cm female 35.5–37 cm Length
Tropical rainforest & swamp. Up to 2,000 m.  Range:- Endemic to South America:- Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, EcuadorPeru & Venezuela. See Map Habitat
No data eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Seeds, nuts, arthropods. Food  
Makes long pendulum nest. Habits
9610 - TSN: 562508 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo March 21, 2006 by mountainpath2001 © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Russet-backed Oropendola David Edwards Loreto Peru XC27823 song

Video by Joe Klaiber © all rights reserved

Map by Cephas © all rights reserved

Photo March 21, 2006 by mountainpath2001 © all rights reserved

A Russet-backed Oropendola diving from a nest


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AKA:- Czech: Vlhovec cervenohnedý, vlhovec kordillerský
Danish: Sortnæbbet Oropendola
German: Breithauben-Stirnvogel
English: Black-billed Oropendola, Russet backed Oropendola, Russet Oropendola, Russet-backed Oropendola
Spanish: Cacique Dorsirrufo, Conoto Olivo, Oropéndola dorsirrojiza, Oropéndola Variable
Spanish (Colombia): Oropéndola Variable
Spanish (Ecuador): Oropéndola dorsirrojiza
Spanish (Venezuela): Conoto Aceituno
Finnish: Ruskokultapyrstö
French: Cassique olive, Cassique roussâtre
Italian: Oropendola dorsocastano, Oropendola dorsorossiccio
Japanese: seakaootsurisudori
Japanese: セアカオオツリスドリ
Latin: Psarocolius angustifrons, Psarocolius angustifrons angustifrons, Xanthornus angustifrons
Dutch: Roestrugoropendola, Roestrug-oropendola
Norwegian: Brunoropendola
Polish: kacykowiec rdzawy, Kacykowiec żółtoczelny
Portuguese: japú-marrom, japú-oliváceo, Japu-pardo
Portuguese (Brazil): japú-marrom, japú-oliváceo, Japu-pardo
Russian: Узкоклювая оропендола
Slovak: trupiál družný
Swedish: Svartnäbbad oropendola
Chinese: 褐背拟掠鸟


Psarocolius angustifrons Salmoni - occurs in West and Central Andes of Colombia
Psarocolius angustifrons atrocastaneus - occur in Subtropical western Ecuador
Psarocolius angustifrons sincipitalis - West slope of the eastern Andes of Colombia and Upper Magdalena Valley
Psarocolius angustifrons neglectus - East slope of the eastern Andes of Colombia and northwestern Venezuela
Psarocolius angustifrons oleagineus - Coastal Cordillera of northern Venezuela and inland mountains (Aragua)
Psarocolius angustifrons angustifrons - Southeast Colombia to the northeast Peru and adjacent western Amazonian Brazil
Psarocolius angustifrons alfredi - Southeast Ecuador to eastern Peru and northwestern Bolivia (Santa Cruz west)

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