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Orange‑bellied Flowerpecker Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Dicaeum agile
Family : Dicaeidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : The Orange-bellied Flowerpecker is a tiny passerine with an orange belly and rump (length 9 cm, wing 4.8 cm, bill 1.3 cm, tarsus 1.3 cm, tail 2.5 cm approximately). Its male is visibly different from the female. The male has a blue-grey crown, nape, wings and tail, and flame-orange back becoming more yellowish-orange on rump and upper tail-coverts. Its throat and upper breast are grey and its lower breast, belly and vent are orange. It has brown irises, thin black bill, hornblack legs and feet. The female has olive-grey upperparts except for an orange lower rump. Its throat is pale grey, the flanks are olive-yellow and the center of the breast and belly are orange. It has grey irises and reddish-brown bill. It breeds in April-May. It feeds on berries, nectar and insect.
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: Dave Curtis(www.inaturalist.org/people/ Dave Curtis),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:David Farrow(www.xeno-canto.org/David Farrow), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.