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Black-rumped Flameback

Dinopium benghalense


The Black-rumped Flameback (Dinopium benghalense), also known as the Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker or Lesser Goldenback, is a woodpecker found widely distributed in the Indian Subcontinent. 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.

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ChimeTsetan 8 years ago

thank you Azura, Leuba and Sachin.
Leuba, is Eucalyptus tree called Gum Tree???

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago


Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

...sitting on a gum tree ! lovely photos, chimetsetan

Azura Firdaus W
Azura Firdaus W 8 years ago

wow beautiful bird

nice spotting Chimetsetan

ChimeTsetan 8 years ago

thank you Seema. :)

Seema 8 years ago

pretty bird

ChimeTsetan 8 years ago

thank you Satyen, Atul, Ashish and Nawangla for your lovely comments. :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Great capture Chime...
I love these Woodpeckers...
I saw them in my childhood lot of times but always fail to spot them since have own camera....

nawangla bhutia
nawangla bhutia 8 years ago

beautiful superb shot

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago


Atul 8 years ago

Lovely !

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Madhya Pradesh, India

Spotted on Jan 17, 2013
Submitted on Jan 17, 2013

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