Monday, January 11, 2021

Greater flameback-Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus

greater flameback Male
Male
 























Greater flameback (Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus)

The greater flameback woodpecker also known as greater goldenback and species of bird in the Picidae family.greater goldenback  is a large Woodpecker (33cm).The adult male always has a red crown. Females have a crown color varying between subspecies.greater flameback is a widespread and common resident breeder from the Indian subcontinent.

Habitat

Evergreen forest and mangrove.

Diet

Small invertebrates

Range

Bangladesh,Nepal,Bhutan and India.

greater flameback female
Female























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