Species Details

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Plain Flowerpecker Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Dicaeum erythrorhynchos
Family : Dicaeidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : The Plain Flowerpecker is a tiny dull brown passerine of the treetops with a dark bill (length 9 cm, weight 7.5 g, wing 4.8 cm, tarsus 1.3 cm, tail 2.6 cm approximately). The upperparts are dull olive-brown to olive-green with a darker tail. A narrow supercilium and all of the underparts are greyish-white, more olive on the breast and yellowish white on the vent and undertail-coverts. It has brown irises, a thin dark plumbeous-grey bill, plumbeous legs and feet and grey soles. It feeds on berries, nectar, insects and spiders. It breeds in March-August.
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: Vijay Anand Ismavel (www.inaturalist.org/people/ Vijay Anand Ismavel ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Andrew Spencer(www.xeno-canto.org/Andrew Spencer), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.