Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Pale‑billed Flowerpecker Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Dicaeum trigonostigma
Family : Dicaeidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind forests, Villages
Description : The Pale-billed Flowerpecker is a tiny plain olive-grey passerine of the treetops with a pale bill (length 8 cm, weight 6.3 g, wing 4.8 cm, bill 1.2 cm, tarsus 1.2 cm, tail 2.4 cm approximately). The upperparts are greyish-olive, slightly darker on the wings and tail. Its underparts are pale greyish merging into the head and with a variable yellowish-buff wash. It has hazel irises, thin curved pale flesh bill, and dark slaty legs, feet and claws. The male and the female look alike. It feeds mainly on berries of parasitic plants (mistletoes). It breeds in January-September.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Sharmin Rahman,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,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:Frank Lambert(www.xeno-canto.org/Frank Lambert), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.