Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Viet Nam
Omnivore. Fruit, nectar, flower buds, kitchen waste, invertebrates (caterpillars, grasshoppers, beetles, termites, moths).
Habitat: Wide range of habitats including dense hilly woodland, scrubland, cultivated areas, gardens, urban areas.
Incubation: 12-14 days / 2-4 eggs
Social structure: Singly, in pairs or small family groups, non breeding period groups of up to 30 rarely 100 individuals.
Weight: 31g max
Estimated population in the wild: common to abundant
Threats: There are no major threats to this species.
IUCN Status: Least concern
Did you know that:
It is considered as an agricultural pest in some regions, where it frequently damages ripening crops (e.g. peas) or buds in fruit orchards.