Species Details

@Tan Kok Hui

Yellow‑bellied Flowerpecker Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Chloropsis moluccensis
Family : Chloropseidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : The Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker is a small passerine of the treetops with a white throat and yellow belly (length 13 cm, wing 5.8 cm, bill 1.3 cm, tarsus 1.4 cm, tail 1.4 cm approximately). The male is visibly different from the female. The male is dark bluish-black on all the upperparts, cheeks and the sides of the breast. The centre of its throat and the outer tail feathers are white, and the rest of the underparts are yellow. The female has olive-brown upperparts and sides to its breast, a white throat, and dull olive-yellow belly and vent. It feeds on berries, nectar, small beetles and other insects. It breeds in the hills of northeast India.
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Tan Kok Hui (www.inaturalist.org/people/Tan Kok Hui ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;more information, please contact us.