Species Details

@Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);

Swinhoe's (Brown-rumped) Minivet Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pericrocotus cantonensis
Family : Campephagidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Brown-rumped Minivet is a small brownish-grey bird with whitish cheeks and sides to its neck.Male:looks dark grey brown from above and brownish-white from below which has short-black bill,dark brown irises and black legs and feet.The female looks like the male except for some parts and also the juvenile looks like the female except for some body parts.
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:Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Michael Grunwell(www.xeno-canto.org/Michael Grunwell), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.