Birds

Avian Fauna of Morni Hills

Birds of Morni: Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker

Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker / Black-rumped Flameback (Dinopium benghalense) is a large wooodpecker (10- 12 inches)with prominent golden-yellow wing coverts, a black rump, a white head and a red crown and crest (black fore-crown with duller red rear-crown in females/ younger birds). The throat is black with white spots. Underparts are white.The bill is straight and …

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