Greater yellownape

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Greater yellownape
Greater Yellownape Ghatgarh Uttarakhand India 26.11.2015.jpg
Species Picus flavinucha kumaonense from Uttarakhand, India.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Chrysophlegma
Species: C. flavinucha
Binomial name
Chrysophlegma flavinucha
Gould, 1834

Picus flavinucha

The greater yellownape (Chrysophlegma flavinucha)[2] is a species of bird in the family Picidae.

Greater Yellownape (female)

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


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.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Chrysophlegma flavinucha". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Chrysophlegma flavinucha". International Union for Conversation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2014-12-30.