Black Rumped Flameback

I was looking at this Common Tailor Bird…

Common Tailor Bird - Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

Not expecting to see this flash of flame!

Black rumped Flameback - Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

A Black Rumped Flameback Woodpecker!! 🙂

Black rumped Flameback - Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

Almost invisible. Despite the bright red and a flame back.

Black rumped Flameback - Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

This explained the tuk tuk tuk…

Black rumped Flameback  Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

The coloring matches the background.

Black rumped Flameback - Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

There it is!

Black rumped Flameback - Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

Camouflaged.

Black rumped Flameback  Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

Easily missed. Black rumped Flameback - Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

There it was again, on another tree.

Black rumped Flameback - Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

See the colours!

Black rumped Flameback - Gurgaon Birders - Tau Devilal Biodiversity Park

 

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