Moriche Oriole Icterus cayanensis chrysocephala

Moriche Oriole
Moriche Oriole
The Moriche Oriole is native to north-eastern South America where it weaves a nest in Moriche Palms.
Previously known as Icterus chrysocephala, it was re-classified as a subspecies of the Epaulet Oriole, Icterus cayanensis.
Moriche Oriole
Moriche Oriole
Moriche Oriole
The golden-yellow cap and "epaulets." Male and female have similar plumage but young are dark brown.
Moriche Oriole
Moriche Oriole
Moriche Oriole
The yellow rump and thighs.