Dicaeum cruentatum

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Indonesia Bird with 0 Comments

Dicaeum cruentatum, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, Cabai Merah


The Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker (Dicaeum cruentatum) is a species of bird in the Dicaeidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The specific epithet cruentatus ‘bloodstained’ is derived from the Latin verb cruentare ‘to stain with blood’.

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