Scarlet Minivet

Scientific Name: Pericrocotus speciosus
Malay Name: Matahari Besar
Chinese Name: 赤红山椒鸟

Range:
Breeding Range: (OR) Himalayas to Indonesia, Philippines

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: siebersi, exul, andamanensis, minythomelas, modiglianii, speciosus, fraterculus, fohkiensis, semiruber, flammifer, xanthogaster, insulanus, novus, leytensis, johnstoniae, gonzalesi, nigroluteus, marchesae

Local Subspecies: xanthogaster

Size: 17-21.5 cm

Local Status: Very rare resident. Possibly extirpated

External Links:
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link