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It is found in southeast India and Sri Lanka. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Scarlet Minivet.

It is a large minivet with isolated orange (male) or yellow (female) patch on tertials. Male has deep orange underparts. Female has colder grey-brown underparts than Scarlet Minivet, with less yellow on forehead and darker grey ear coverts.

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Female Orange Minivet, Maval Srushti, Dongargaon
Male Orange Minivet, Maval Srushti, Dongargaon
Male Orange Minivet, Thoseghar
Male Orange Minivet, Kail Tiger Reserve

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