Grey-chinned Minivet (Female)

Grey-chinned Minivet (Female)

The grey-chinned minivet is a species of bird in the family Campephagidae. It is 17–19 cm long and weighs 11–17 g.

The adult male has a dark grey head and mantle, a pale grey chin, an orange-yellow throat and blackish wings. The underparts, lower back and tips of the greater coverts are orange.

In the female, these parts are bright yellow instead. The eyes, beak and legs are black. The immature bird is similar to the female, but has yellow-olive bars on its back.

Himalayas, southern China, Southeast Asia, Taiwan and other places.

Video Source: 灰喉山椒鳥/Grey-chinned Minivet from Chuenguey Hwang on Youtube CC BY