Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Greater Flameback

Order - Piciformes
Family - Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Greater Flameback
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus
大金背啄木鸟



    Taxonomy update for 2012
Greater Flameback (Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus) is split into
six species, which include four endemic to the Philippines and
one to Java and points east. :
- Greater Flameback (Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus)
- Javan Flameback (Chrysocolaptes strictus)
- Luzon Flameback (Chrysocolaptes haematribon)
- Yellow-faced Flameback (Chrysocolaptes xanthocephalus)
- Buff-spotted Flameback (Chrysocolaptes lucidus)
- Red-headed Flameback (Chrysocolaptes erythrocephalus)

    Size :  c. 30–34 cm; 150–233 g (guttacristatus)
    
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis (Koelz, 1939) – Malabar Flameback
    – W coast of peninsular India.
  • Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus sultaneus (Hodgson, 1837)
    – Himalayan foothills in NW India and W Nepal.
  • Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus guttacristatus (Tickell, 1833) – Greater Flameback
    – foothills in EC Nepal E to S China (Yunnan) and S to Bangladesh, E India (S to SE Madhya Pradesh and N Andhra Pradesh), Thailand and Indochina.
  • Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus indomalayicus (Hesse, 1911)
    – Peninsular Malaysia S to Sumatra and W Java.
  • Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus andrewsi (Amadon, 1943)
    – NE Borneo (from around Sandakan to Sebatik I).

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 27 May 2017
Location : Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 27 May 2017
Location : Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 27 May 2017
Location : Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 27 May 2017
Location : Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 31 August 2016
Location : Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 31 August 2016
Location : Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 31 August 2016
Location : Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 31 August 2016
Location : Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 31 August 2016
Location : Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 01 March 2015
Location : Pulau Langkawi, Daerah Langkawi, Kedah

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 01 March 2015
Location : Pulau Langkawi, Daerah Langkawi, Kedah

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 08 December 2013
Location : Kuala Gula, Daerah Kerian, Perak
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 08 December 2013
Location : Kuala Gula, Daerah Kerian, Perak
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 08 December 2013
Location : Kuala Gula, Daerah Kerian, Perak
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 08 December 2013
Location : Kuala Gula, Daerah Kerian, Perak
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 08 December 2013
Location : Kuala Gula, Daerah Kerian, Perak
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ssp. indomalayicus
Date : 08 December 2013
Location : Kuala Gula, Daerah Kerian, Perak

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