Saturday, June 19, 2010

ORIOLEs - മഞ്ഞക്കിളികള്‍

Orioles are as big as Maina and important color is bright Yellow which is very Attractive. Most of the time they spent in search of small fruits and insects on trees. They prefer jungles and hills than courtyards even though they appear often. Before Monsoon starts they migrate to other countries. There are three main varieties of Orioles are in Kerala.
1. Indian -Golden- Oriole ( ഇന്ത്യന്‍ മഞ്ഞക്കിളി )
2. BlackNaped Oriole ( ചീന മഞ്ഞക്കിളി )
3. BlackHeaded Oriole ( മഞ്ഞക്കറുപ്പന്‍ )