Black-rumped flameback

Woodpecker Bird R8282

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The adult male woodpecker birds has a red crown and crest. Young birds are like the female, but duller. Like other woodpeckers, this species has a straight pointed bill, a stiff tail to provide support against tree trunks, and zygodactyl feet, with two toes pointing forward, and two backward. The long tongue can be darted forward to capture insects.

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