Venezuelan Troupial

Icterus icterus

Overview

The Venezuelan Troupial (Icterus icterus) is a passerine (order Passeriformes) species of bird (class Aves) in the troupials and allies family (Icteridae). It is a New World oriole (genus Icterus).

Description

Has a black head and upper breast and shoulders. Orange lower breast and underside and upper and lower back. The wings are mostly black except for a white streak.

Range

Found in arid landscapes of Colombia, Venezuela and some Caribbean islands.

Gallery

Classification

Species in the Genus of Icterus

Altamira Oriole

Icterus gularis

Audubon's Oriole

Icterus graduacauda

Bahama Oriole

Icterus northropi

Baltimore Oriole

Icterus galbula

Bar-winged Oriole

Icterus maculialatus

Black-backed Oriole

Icterus abeillei

Black-cowled Oriole

Icterus prosthemelas

Black-vented Oriole

Icterus wagleri

Bullock's Oriole

Icterus bullockii

Campo Troupial

Icterus jamacaii

Cuban Oriole

Icterus melanopsis

Epaulet Oriole

Icterus cayanensis

Hispaniolan Oriole

Icterus dominicensis

Hooded Oriole

Icterus cucullatus

Jamaican Oriole

Icterus leucopteryx

Martinique Oriole

Icterus bonana

Montserrat Oriole

Icterus oberi

Orange Oriole

Icterus auratus

Orange-backed Troupial

Icterus croconotus

Orange-crowned Oriole

Icterus auricapillus

Orchard Oriole

Icterus spurius

Puerto Rican Oriole

Icterus portoricensis

Scott's Oriole

Icterus parisorum

Spot-breasted Oriole

Icterus pectoralis

St. Lucia Oriole

Icterus laudabilis

Streak-backed Oriole

Icterus pustulatus

Variable Oriole

Icterus pyrrhopterus

Venezuelan Troupial

Icterus icterus

White-edged Oriole

Icterus graceannae

Yellow Oriole

Icterus nigrogularis

Yellow-backed Oriole

Icterus chrysater

Yellow-tailed Oriole

Icterus mesomelas

External Links

Venezuelan Troupial – Wikipedia
Venezuelan Troupial – Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Venezuelan Troupial – Audubon.org