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Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus   - Female
Small Minivet
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Taranga Hills, Mehsana, Gujarat, India
Date : 20 July 2014
English synonyms:Fiery Minivet, Lesser Minivet, Little Minivet, Ceylon Little Minivet
Bird Family :Oriolidae - Orioles, Figbirds, Cuckooshrikes, Trillers, Minivets & Flycatcher-shrikes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :We observed this Small Minivet pair building their nest. They chose the site which was difficult to locate and surrounded by a lot of branches and foliage. They use spider web, sticks and leaves of gooseberry tree.