Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Dark‑necked Tailorbird Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Orthotomus atrogularis
Family : Cisticolidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Dark‑necked Tailorbird are tiny green birds with an upright tail. The upperbody is deep yellowish green and with a brick red head region. While the lower body is greyish with dark streaks in males, the underside is paler in females. This bird species primarily inhabits natural habitats such as subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. These lush environments serve as their natural homes, providing the necessary conditions and resources for their survival and well-being.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Zarin Tasnim,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Peter Boesman(www.xeno-canto.org/Peter Boesman), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.