SCIENTIFIC NAME:Icterus northropi POPULATION: Fewer than 300 individuals. IUCN STATUS: Critically Endangered TREND: Decreasing HABITAT: Broadleaf and pine forests and edges; will use human-altered habitats.
The dashing Bahama Oriole has shiny black plumage and bright lemon-yellow on its belly, wings, and rump. Unlike the relatedBaltimore Oriole, male and female Bahama Orioles are very similar in appearance. Found only on the Andros Islands in the Bahamas, fewer than 300 individuals are thought to remain.