Icterus oberi is a species of oriole found in the Caribbean. It is a medium-sized bird with a black head, yellow underparts, and a white throat. Its wings and tail are black with white edges. It is found in dry forests, woodlands, and scrublands, and is usually seen in pairs or small groups. Its lifespan is up to 10 years, and its current population is estimated to be between 10,000 and 20,000 individuals.
Name Origin: Icterus oberi is a species of bird in the family Icteridae. It was first described by American ornithologist Robert Ridgway in 1887. The genus name Icterus is derived from the Latin word for "jaundice", referring to the yellowish-orange color of many of the species in the genus. The specific epithet oberi is in honor of American ornithologist Charles Oberholser.
Related Species: Icterus galbula, Icterus cucullatus, Icterus spurius, Icterus parisorum, Icterus pustulatus