Buff-spotted flameback

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Buff-spotted flameback
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Chrysocolaptes
Species: C. lucidus
Binomial name
Chrysocolaptes lucidus
(Scopoli, 1786)

The buff-spotted flameback (Chrysocolaptes lucidus) is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is found on the Philippine islands of Bohol, Leyte, Samar, Biliran, Panaon, Mindanao, Basilan, and Samal. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the greater flameback.


  • Collar, N.J. 2011. Species limits in some Philippine birds including the Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus. Forktail number 27: 29-38.

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