Photo category:
Beech forest of continental Greece
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Eurasian Golden Oriole
Passerine Birds
Beech forest of continental Greece diorama

Photo of the Eurasian Golden Oriole, Oriolus oriolus. Even though it is very conspicuous (males are yellow, females are green), it is hard to spot it in the green foliage during the nesting period. Its call is loud and very melodic – even more than the nightingale’s.