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Greater yellownape

In Thai: นกหัวขวานใหญ่หงอนเหลือง, nok haa khwaan yai ngon leuang

Binomial name: Chrysophlegma flavinucha, John Gould, 1834

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

It is found in East Asia from northern and eastern India to south-eastern China, Indochina, Hainan, and Sumatra. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานใหญ่หงอนเหลือง, nok haa khwaan yai ngon leuang

Synonyms

  • Picus flavinucha

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Greater yellownape, Chrysophlegma flavinucha in Thailand
Range map of Chrysophlegma flavinucha in Thailand