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Greater yellownape

Binomial name: Chrysophlegma flavinucha, John Gould, 1834

The greater yellownape (Chrysophlegma flavinucha) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Description

Large, olive green woodpecker with prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. Dark olive green with grey underparts. Crown brownish and flight feathers chestnut barred with black. Bill often looks whitish.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Chrysophlegma
Species
Chrysophlegma flavinucha

Synonyms

  • Picus flavinucha

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Chrysophlegma flavinucha in Thailand

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