Species Details

@Samiul Mohsanin (Department of Zoology,Jahangirnagar University,Dhaka);

Long‑tailed Minivet Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pericrocotus ethologus
Family : Campephagidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Long-tailed Minivet is a small bird where the male is mainly scarlet and the female looks yellowish in color.Male:glossy black from above and scarlet from below.Female:grey from above and yellow from below.Both sexes have brown irises,small black bill,leg and feet.The juvenile has browner upperparts and brown bars on its underparts. It is typically found in natural habitats such as subtropical or tropical forests with moist lowlands or mountains.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Samiul Mohsanin (Department of Zoology,Jahangirnagar University,Dhaka);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Andrew Spencer(www.xeno-canto.org/Andrew Spencer), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.