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Brown-rumped minivet

Thai: นกพญาไฟตะโพกสีน้ำตาล, nok phayaafai taphok see namtaan

Binomial name: Pericrocotus cantonensis, Robert Swinhoe, 1861

Swinhoe's minivet or brown-rumped minivet (Pericrocotus cantonensis) is a species of bird in the cuckooshrike family, Campephagidae.

It is found in Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

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Scientific classification

Pericrocotus cantonensis

Common names

  • English:
    • Brown-rumped minivet
    • Swinhoe's minivet
  • Thai: นกพญาไฟตะโพกสีน้ำตาล, nok phayaafai taphok see namtaan

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Brown-rumped minivet, Pericrocotus cantonensis in Thailand

Range map of Pericrocotus cantonensis in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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