567 Small Minivet


The Small Minivet (Pericrocotus cinnamomeus) is 16 cm long small singing bird with grey upperparts and head, strong dark beak, orange underparts fading to yellow or whitish on the belly, long wings, blackish feet, and orange tail edges, rump and wing patches. The female is less colourful with grey upperparts and whitish yellow underparts. It is a common resident breeding bird found in tropical southern Indian subcontinent.