Species Details


Streak-breasted Woodpecker Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Picus viridanus
Family : Picidae
Order : Piciformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Mangroves forests, evergreen forest and coastal scrubs.
Description : Streak-breasted Woodpecker is a small yellowish-green bird which looks bronze-green from above and pale dull greenish from below.It has dark red eyes,bicolored bill and grey-green legs and feet.Male has red crown but female with black crown and the juvenile is duller than the adults. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical mangrove forest.
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.orgphoto credit: benjamynweil (www.inaturalist.org/people/ benjamynweil ),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:Ding Li Yong(www.xeno-canto.org/Ding Li Yong), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.