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Brown-rumped minivet

In Thai: นกพญาไฟตะโพกสีน้ำตาล, nok phayaafai taphok see namtaan

Binomial name: Pericrocotus cantonensis, Robert Swinhoe, 1861

Swinhoe's minivet or the brown-rumped minivet (Pericrocotus cantonensis) is a bird in the cuckooshrike family, Campephagidae. The species was first described by Robert Swinhoe in 1861.

It breeds in China and winters in Mainland Southeast Asia. Its natural habitats are temperate forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

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Scientific classification

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

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