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Silver-eared Laughingthrush Trochalopteron melanostigma schistaceum  
Silver-eared Laughingthrush
Photographer : © David Fisher/Sunbird
Location :Doi Lang, Chiang Rai Province, Thailand
Date : 18 January 2015
English synonyms:Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Formerly considered a subspecies of Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax erythrocephalus. Now treated as a separate species following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
Subspecies:
G. m. connectens - NE & C Laos, SE Yunnan, NW Vietnam
G. m. subconnectens - Doi Phu Kha (N Thailand)
G. m. schistaceus - E Myanmar, N Thailand
G. m. melanostigma - E & SE Myanmar, NW Thailand
G. m. ramsayi - southern SE Myanmar
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