Fulvous-breasted woodpecker

Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker, Photo: Masud Mushfiq Zaman

পাকড়া কাঠঠোকরা /বাতাবি কাঠকুড়ালি

Dendrocopos macei (Vieillot, 1818)

রাজ্য / Kingdom: Animalia
বর্গ / Order: Piciformes
পরিবার / Family: Picidae
গন / Genus: Dendrocopos
প্রজাতি / Species: D. macei

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It’s a medium sized woodpecker with yellowish-brown underparts and black upper parts with white barring on the back. There are also thin stripes down the neck and chest. Male has all red crown and female has all red crown.

This bird is seen in tropical or subtropical dry, moist lowland and moist montane forests. They are commonly seen in Bangladesh. Bhutan, Nepal, India, Myanmar.


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