Greater Flameback

photo by Suresh V S

Scientific classification

Order

Piciformes

Family

Picidae

Subfamily

Chrysocolaptes

Species

lucidus

Appearance

* Large bird with gold-yellow, black and red plumage
* Gold-yellow back and red rump and a straight pointed bill
* Size: about 33 cm

Habitat

Open forest areas

Countries

Asia

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