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Buffy Laughingthrush Garrulax berthemyi  
Buffy Laughingthrush
Photographer : © Tang Jun/China Bird Tour
Location :Wawu Shan, Sichuan, China
Date : 14 June 2010
English synonyms:Buffy Laughing-thrush, Buffy Laughing Thrush, Rusty Laughingthrush, Rufous Laughingthrush, Chestnut-winged Laughingthrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to China.
Split from Rusty Laughingthrush Garrulax poecilorhynchus following
Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
Collar suggests that ricinus is not sufficiently distinct to merit separation as a subspecies of berthemyi.
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