Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Lesser Goldenback Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Dinopium benghalense
Family : Picidae
Order : Piciformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Black‑rumped Flameback
Habitat : Gardens, light forests, mango groves, trees by the roads, villages and farms.
Description : Black-rumped Flameback is the most common woodpecker of Bangladesh which looks golden-yellow from above and scaly-black from below.Black tail,redddish-brown iris,horn-black bill and grey-green legs and feet.Male has a scarlet-crown but female with black fore-crown.Juvenile looks duller.
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;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:Gajus Scheltema(www.xeno-canto.org/Gajus Scheltema), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.