Short-billed minivet

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Short-billed minivet
Short-billed Minivet - Bhutan S4E8323 (16407998783).jpg
Short-billed Minivet (female) - Pericrocotus brevirostris.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Pericrocotus
P. brevirostris
Binomial name
Pericrocotus brevirostris
(Vigors, 1831)
  • Muscipeta brevirostris Vigors, 1831

The short-billed minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris) is a species of bird in the family Campephagidae. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


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