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  • Other noteworthy bird species include black-rumped flameback (Dinopium benghalense), Eurasian cuckoo (Cuculus canorus), alpine swift (Apus apus), European nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus), blue rock thrush (Monticola solitarius), and two owl species (Otus scops and O. brucei).

    Sulaiman Range alpine meadows 2008

  • These species include the Oriental pied-hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris), wreathed hornbill (Aceros undulatus), Blyth's tragopan (Tragopan blythii), Himalayan flameback (Dinopium shorii), and Sclater's monal (Lophophorus sclateri).

    Northern Triangle temperate forests 2008


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  • A type of large woodpecker resident in tropical southern Asia. Flamebacks derive their English name from their golden or crimson backs.

    February 26, 2007