” Lesser Golden Flameback Woodpecker!”
Sp 207:Golden Flameback Woodpecker.
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Dewanshu Kumar Roy
“It is one of the few woodpeckers that are seen in urban areas, it has a characteristic rattling-whinnying call and an undulating flight. It is the only golden-backed woodpecker with a black throat and black rump.The adult male Black-rumped Flameback has a red crown and crest.
Females have a black forecrown spotted with white, with red only on the rear crest. They forage from the ground to the canopy. They feed on insects mainly beetle larvae from under the bark, visit termite mounds, and sometimes feed on nectar.”
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