Species Details

@Tan Kok Hui

Common Goldenback Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Dinopium javanense
Family : Picidae
Order : Piciformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Common Flameback
Habitat : Mangroves, semi-evergreen and broadleaved evergreen forests, moist deciduous forests and wooded scrubs near villages.
Description : Common Flameback is a woodpecker with a golden-yellow back which looks golden-yellow from above and scaly-black from below.It has a black tail,hazel-brown iris,black bill and dull brownish-green legs and feet.The sexes differ from their crest color.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Tan Kok Hui(www.inaturalist.org/people/Tan Kok Hui),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Peter Boesmanmore information, please contact us.