Orange Minivet

Orange Minivet is found in southeast India and Sri Lanka. They are species of bird in the cuckooshrike family. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Scarlet Minivet. Thay are also popularly known as Flame Minivet, Indian Minivet. Orange Minivets are often mentioned as the ‘birds of the paradise’ because of their sweet song, glossy plumage and dazzling collage of colors.

Gujarati Name


Scientific Name

Pericrocotus flammeus

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat

Winter Visitor

IUCN Status

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Categories: Cuckooshrikes