Orange minivet

The orange minivet (Pericrocotus flammeus) is a species of bird in the cuckooshrike family, Campephagidae. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.[1] Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the scarlet minivet.

Orange minivet
Orange Minivet, Ganeshgudi, 28 FEB 2016, Vimal Rajyaguru.jpg
Male in South India
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Female in Sri Lanka
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Pericrocotus
P. flammeus
Binomial name
Pericrocotus flammeus
Forster, 1781
Scarlet minivet


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Pericrocotus flammeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012.

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