Conservation status: NEAR THREATENED
Common name: Fiery minivet
Scientific name: Pericrocotus igneus
Length: 15-16.5 cm
Weight: 4 – 16 g
This specie can be found in Tenasserim, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, and Palawan. However, population is declining due to forest clearance and has been extinct in Singapore since 1950.
- BirdLife International (2016). “Pericrocotus igneus“. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN.
- Jeyarajasingam, Allen (2012). A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore
- Photo from https://www.thainationalparks.com/species/fiery-minivet