Long-tailed minivet

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Long-tailed minivet
Long-tailed Minivet - Bhutan S4E9727 (17026706092).jpg
Scientific classification edit
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 family Campephagidae. 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 forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

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


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Pericrocotus ethologus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.