Minivets

Cuckoo-shrikes

Long-tailed Minivet (Pericrocotus ethologus)

Rosy Minivet (Pericrocotus roseus)The minivets (genus Pericrocotus) are part of the cuckoo-shrike family Campephagidae inhabit the forests of southern and eastern Asia.


Description

Minivets are fairly small, slender birds with long tails and an erect posture. Most species have bright red or yellow markings.

Recognized Species


Diet / Feeding

They typically forage in the tree canopy for insects.



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