Long-tailed minivet

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Long-tailed minivet
Long-tailed Minivet - Bhutan S4E9727 (17026706092).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Pericrocotus
Species: P. ethologus
Binomial name
Pericrocotus ethologus
(Bangs & Phillips, 1914)
Male at Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India

The long-tailed minivet (Pericrocotus ethologus) is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in southern and south-eastern Asia where it occurs in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Female at 10000 ft. in Kullu - Manali District of Himachal Pradesh, India