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Ashy-headed Laughingthrush Garrulax cinereifrons   - Allopreening
Ashy-headed Laughingthrush
Photographer : © Rajith Dissanayake
Location :Sinharaja outside reserve but linked, Bulutota, near Rakwana, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Date : 22 July 2015
English synonyms:Ashy headed Laughingthrush, Ashy-headed Laughing Thrush, Ashy-headed Laughing-thrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Two of these constituted a copulating pair that was soon joined by a third. They were part of a bird wave featuring many other species, especially, the orange billed babbler and were not lingering except 1-2 mins. - RD
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Sri Lanka.
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