Species of Thailand
Pericrocotus roseus, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot, 1818
(In Thai: นกพญาไฟสีกุหลาบ)
The rosy minivet (Pericrocotus roseus) is a species of bird in the family Campephagidae. The male is distinguished from other minivets by having a deep pink/light red shade in wings and tail and the female having an olive/olive yellow rump as against bright yellow in other minivets. Both male and female are grey above.
It is found in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam. In India, it is found in the Himalayas from west to east to Arunachal Pradesh and hills of Nagaland and Manipur. In winter in peninsula.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.
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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Winter visitor
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor
- Pericrocotus roseus
- Thai: นกพญาไฟสีกุหลาบ
- Muscicapa rosea, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot (1818)