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Assam Laughingthrush Trochalopteron chrysopterum chrysopterum  
Assam Laughingthrush
Photographer : © Firoz Hussain
Location :Meghalaya, India
Date : 20 May 2017
English synonyms:Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Formerly considered a subspecies of Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Trochalopteron erythrocephalus. Now treated as a separate species following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
T. c. chrysopterum - Meghalaya (SW Assam)
T. c. godwini - N Cachar Hills (SE Assam), Nagaland & W Manipur
T. c. erythrolaemus - E Manipur, Mizoram, W & SW Myanmar
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