Small Minivet

Scientific Name: Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Common Name: Small Minivet

Identifying Features: grey head, back, and upper-parts, orange underparts, yellow on the belly, orange tail edges

Fun Facts:

  • The small minivet will form small flocks. Its call is a high, thin swee swee swee.
  • The nest is a cup-like structure into which two to four spotted eggs are laid and incubated by the female.


This image was clicked by Neil Cairns – via Flickr.

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