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Scarlet-faced Liocichla Liocichla ripponi ripponi  
Scarlet-faced Liocichla
Photographer : © David Fisher/Sunbird
Location :near Baihualing, Gaoligong Mountains, Yunnan, China
Date : 12 March 2017
English synonyms:Red-faced Liocichla, Crimson-faced Liocichla, Crimson-headed Liocichla, Crimson-winged Laughingthrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Formerly considered conspecific with Red-faced Liocichla Liocichla phoenicea.

Two subspecies:
ripponi E Burma, NW Thailand & SW Yunnan.
wellsi SE Yunnan & N Indochina.
Collar, N. J. (2011) Taxonomic notes on some Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 27: 100-102.
Collar, N. J. & Robson, C. (2007) Family Timaliidae (Babblers) pp. 70 291 in; del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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