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Rosy minivet

Binomial name: Pericrocotus roseus, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot, 1818

The rosy minivet (Pericrocotus roseus) is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. Male is distinguished from other minivets by having deep pink/light red shade in wings and tail and female having olive /olive yellow rump as against bright yellow in other minivets. Both male and female are grey above.

Distribution

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 forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Campephagidae
Genus
Pericrocotus
Species
Pericrocotus roseus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Range map of Pericrocotus roseus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.

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