Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Streak‑throated Woodpecker Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Picus xanthopygaeus
Family : Picidae
Order : Piciformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Deciduous or open broadleaved forests, bamboo groves.
Description : The green woodpecker is a medium-sized bird with green upperparts, yellowish rump, and a dark, plain tail. It has a streaked throat and scaly whitish underparts. The bird also has white supercilia and a white and black moustache. The male has a red crown, while the female has a blackish one. Additionally, it has a small, dark bill.
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:Ramkeekovai(www.xeno-canto.org/Ramkeekovai), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.