White-bellied Minivet

Scientific Name: Pericrocotus erythropygius
Common Name: White-bellied Minivet

Identifying Features: black head, black upper-parts, white under-parts, reddish-orange patch on throat, black beak

Fun Facts:

  • The species is characterized by stable population trend and extent of occurrence of more than 20,000 km2.
  • Found mostly in dry deciduous forest.


This image was clicked by Pradeepkumar Devadossvia Flickr.

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