24 January 2023

Oriole fighting his own reflection

Black-naped oriole (Oriolus chinensis maculatus)
I was photographing the lion dance when I noticed this yellow bird was attacking his own reflection in my neighbor's mirror windows.

Black-naped oriole (Oriolus chinensis )maculatus

Window glass

Black-naped oriole also dancing

aggressive during mating season, protecting its territories.

The documented breeding season for black-naped orioles in Singapore is from January to July (4)

4. Lim, K. S. (2009). The avifauna of Singapore. Singapore: Nature Society (Singapore), Bird Group Records Committee, pp. 289-290. (Call no.: RSING 598.095957 LIM)
Yellow Lion Dance - second day Chinese New Year - Rabbit

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