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Aegithinidae - Ioras

 

Classification

 Kingdom: Animalia
 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Aves
 Order: Passeriformes 
 Family: Aegithinidae

ioraThere are four species of small to medium-sized birds in this family. They are found in India and Southeast Asia.

Ioras are yellow or green in color and are 4-6 inches in length. Males are usually larger than females. Two species, the common iora and the green iora, have black wings with white bars.

Ioras are found in forests and scrub areas and eat berries, fruit, insects, and spiders. They spend most of their time in the tree canopy.

Females lay 2-3 eggs in a cup-shaped nest. Both the male and the female incubate the eggs and care for and feed the chicks.

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World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct in Wild extinctExtinct Not Enough DataNot Enough Data
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist.

U.S. Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Endangered in US Endangered in US Introduced Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife. Click on U.S. status icon to go to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife species profile.
  New Hampshire Status Key
Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in NH Endangered in NH Breeds in NH Breeds in NH (birds)
Status taken from NH Fish and Game

Location Key
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  New Hampshire Species

 

 North/Central American Species

None   None

Other Species Around the World

Common Iora - Aegithina tiphia Least Concern Asia image More Info
Great Iora - Aegithina lafresnayei Least Concern Asia More Info
  Green Iora - Aegithina viridissima Near Threatened Asia image More Info
White-tailed Iora- Aegithina nigrolutea Least Concern Asia image More Info

Additional Information

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Common Iora - Aegithina tiphia Photos Video Audio Least Concern Asia
The common iora is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, La os, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Source:
Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Great Iora - Aegithina lafresnayei Photos Least Concern Asia
The great iora is found in is found in Cambodia, China, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Source:
Oriental Bird Club Intended Audience: General Reading Level: N/A Teacher Section: No

Great Iora - Aegithina lafresnayei Photos Video Least Concern Asia
The male great iora has a black back and wings and a yellow breast and belly. The female is yellow with grayish wings.
Source:
Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Green Iora - Aegithina viridissima Photos Near Threatened Asia
The green iora is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Green Iora - Aegithina viridissima Photos Near Threatened Asia
The green iora lives in subtropical or tropical lowland forests or mangrove forests.
Source:
Oriental Bird Club Intended Audience: General Reading Level: N/A Teacher Section: No

Green Iora - Aegithina viridissima Photos Audio Near Threatened Asia
The green iora has a green body, black wings with white bars, and a white ring around its eyes.
Source:
Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

White-tailed Iora - Aegithina nigrolutea Photos Least Concern Asia
The white-tailed iora is also known as Marshall's iora.
Source:
Oriental Bird Club Intended Audience: General Reading Level: N/A Teacher Section: No

White-tailed Iora - Aegithina nigrolutea Photos Video Audio Least Concern Asia
The white-tailed iora is found in India.
Source:
Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No