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White‑bellied Erpornis (Yuhina) Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Erpornis zantholeuca
Family : Vireonidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : White-bellied Erpornis is a small olive-yellow passerine with a tufted head whose adult looks entirely bright olive-yellow from above and bright white from below.It has beady black irises,bicolored bill and whitish-grey legs and feet.Both sexes look alike and the juvenile looks duller and a brownish cast on the upper body. They inhabit forests and woodlands, and are known for their distinctive vocalizations that include melodious whistles, trills, and chattering sounds. White-bellied Erpornis are primarily insectivorous, but may also consume fruits and seeds.
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: Vipul Ramanuj (www.inaturalist.org/people/Vipul Ramanuj ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Marc Andersonmore information, please contact us.