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Greater Flameback

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus (Tickell, SR 1833)

The greater flameback also known as greater goldenback, large golden-backed woodpecker or Malherbe's golden-backed woodpecker, is a woodpecker species. It occurs widely in the northern Indian subcontinent, eastwards to southern China, the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, western and central Java and northeast Borneo. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Chrysocolaptes
Scientific:
  Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus


Original description

Citation:
  (Tickell, SR 1833)

Reference:
   J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 2 p.578

Protonym:
  Picus Guttacristatus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37179078


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A837BACA90F17C8E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A837BACA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A837BACA


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686582

Geographic range:

  • Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus guttacristatus: foothills in east central Nepal east to southern China (Yunnan) and south to Bangladesh, eastern India (south to southeastern Madhya Pradesh and northern Andhra Pradesh), Thailand and Indochina
  • Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus sultaneus: Himalayan foothills in northwestern India and western Nepal
  • Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus indomalayicus: Malay Peninsula to Sumatra and w Java
  • Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus andrewsi: NE Borneo
English:
Greater Flameback
Catalan:
picot sultà gros
Danish:
Yunnan-sultanspætte
German:
Goldmantel-Sultanspecht
Spanish:
Pito sultán grande
French:
Pic de Tickell
Croatian:
pjegavovrata žuna
Japanese:
オオコガネゲラ
Dutch:
Grote Goudrugspecht
Norwegian:
Sultanspett
Polish:
sułtan indochiński
Portuguese:
peto-sultão
Russian:
Большой султанский дятел
Slovak:
zlatoš indočínsky
Serbian:
Velika vatroleđa žuna
Swedish:
större sultanspett
Ukrainian:
дзьобак індокитайський
Chinese:
大金背啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
大金背啄木


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Flameback ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Greater Flameback [nominate] ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Greater Flameback [nominate] ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Flameback [nominate] ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Greater Flameback [nominate] ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Greater Flameback [nominate] ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus])
eBird version 2016:
Greater Flameback (Greater) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Greater Flameback (Greater) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Greater Flameback (Greater) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Greater Flameback (Greater) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Greater Flameback (Greater) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus Group]) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Greater Flameback ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Chrysocolaptes [guttacristatus or socialis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: picot sultà gros
Danish: Yunnan-sultanspætte
German: Goldmantel-Sultanspecht, Goldmantel-Sultanspecht [guttacristatus-Gruppe]
English: Greater Flameback, Greater Flameback (Greater), Greater Flameback [guttacristatus], Greater Flameback [nominate]
English, HBW: Greater Flameback (Greater)
English (IOC): Greater Flameback (Greater)
English (United States): Greater Flameback (Greater)
Spanish: Pito sultán grande, Pito Sultán Grande (grupo guttacristatus)
Spanish (Spain): Pito sultán grande (grupo guttacristatus), Pito Sultán Grande [guttacristatus Group]
French: Pic de Tickell, Pic de Tickell (guttacristatus), Pic de Tickell [guttacristatus], Pic de Tickell [nominal]
Croatian: pjegavovrata žuna
Japanese (romaji): ookoganegera (guttacristatus guru-pu)
Japanese: オオコガネゲラ, オオコガネゲラ (guttacristatus グループ), オオコガネゲラ(guttacristatus グループ)
Scientific: Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus, Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus Group], Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus [guttacristatus], Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus guttacristatus, Chrysocolaptes lucidus guttacristatus, Picus Guttacristatus
Dutch: Grote Goudrugspecht
Norwegian: Sultanspett, sultanspett (guttacristatus gr.)
Polish: sułtan indochiński, sułtan indochiński [gr. guttacristatus]
Portuguese: peto-sultão
Portuguese (Portugal): pica-pau-sultão-grande [grupo guttacristatus]
Russian: Большой дятел-султан [группа guttacristatus], Большой султанский дятел
Slovak: zlatoš indočínsky, zlatoš indočínsky (skup.)
Serbian: Velika vatroleđa žuna, Velika vatroleđa žuna (velika)
Swedish: större sultanspett, större sultanspett [gruppen guttacristatus]
Thai: นกหัวขวานสี่นิ้วหลังทอง, นกหัวขวานสี่นิ้วหลังทอง (ตะวันออก)
Turkish: Büyük alev sırtlı ağaçkakan [guttacristatus grubu], Büyük Alevsırt, Büyük Alevsırt [guttacristatus grubu]
Ukrainian: дзьобак індокитайський
Chinese: 大金背啄木鸟, 大金背啄木鸟 [guttacristatus Group]
Chinese (Traditional): 大金背啄木

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