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Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Trochalopteron erythrocephalum erythrocephalum  
Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush
Photographer : © Koshy Koshy
Location :Makku Math Village, near Chopta, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 12 March 2015
English synonyms:Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush, Chestnut-crowned Laughing-thrush, Chestnut-crowned Laughing Thrush, Red-headed Laughing Thrush, Red-headed Laughingthrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The Silk Cotton trees (Simal aka Bombax) have started flowering and many species of birds visit these trees for the nectar. Till the end of April, the Silk Cotton Tree would play host to these visitors affording photographers ample opportunity for shooting them from very close. - KK