- Oriolus kundoo
24–25 cm (9½-9¾ in)
- Bright yellow with black wings and tail
- Black eyeline extending well behind eye
- Dark grey legs
- Red eye
- Fairly thick pinkish bill
Female and Juvenile are yellowy-green, with paler underparts; wings and tail are darker.
Very like Eurasian Golden Oriole but male with black eyeline extending well behind eye, larger yellow carpal patch and large yellow tips to tertials and edges to secondaries. Females have sharper crisp streaks below.
Open secondary deciduous and evergreen forest, wooded gardens, orchards and groves.
Usually seen singly or in pairs.
The nest is built in a fork in a tree; 3-6 eggs are laid.
The diet includes insects and fruit.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Rasmussen, PC and JC Anderton. 2005. Birds of South Asia: The Ripley Guide. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334672
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Indian Golden Oriole. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 1 March 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Indian_Golden_Oriole