Southern Asia from India east to southern China
Mainly frugivore. Mainly berries and other fruits, also flower nectar and insects.
Habitat: Forests, groves, clearings, edges.
Incubation: 12-13 days / 2-3 eggs
Social structure: Small groups or large flocks of 100 individuals or several hundreds.
Dimensions: 26.5cm max
Lifespan: 13 under human care
Estimated population in the wild: Fairly common to very common
Threats: There are no major threats to this species.
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Did you know that:
- They make aerial sallies to catch insects.
- They can be quite noisy, making various loud sounds.