|Oriole Blackbird (Gymnomystax mexicanus)
|Marchantaria Island, Manaus, Brazil
The Oriole Blackbird is a striking, large bird found in marshy open areas, gallery woodland and especially on Amazonian river islands such as Marchantaria.
|It is mainly bright yellow with black back, wings and tail. It has a black mask round the eyes and a short black malar stripe.
It is found in north-east Colombia, north Venezuela and along the Amazon and its major tributaries up to Peru and Ecuador.