Orange minivet

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Orange minivet
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Female in Sri Lanka
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Pericrocotus
Species: P. flammeus
Binomial name
Pericrocotus flammeus
Forster, 1781
Female orange minivet from Hosamata, Puttur, Karnataka, India

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 forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the scarlet minivet.


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