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Bare-headed Laughingthrush Garrulax calvus  
Bare-headed Laughingthrush
Photographer : © James Eaton/Birdtour Asia
Location :Mount Kinabalu NP, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Date : 28 February 2013
English synonyms:Bare-headed Laughing-thrush, Bare-headed Laughing Thrush, Black Laughingthrush, Black Laughing-thrush, Black Laughing Thrush, Bare headed Laughingthrush, Bald-headed Laughing Thrush, Bald-headed Laughingthrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :With Short-tailed Green Magpie Cissa thalassina jeffreyi.
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the mountains of northeastern Borneo.
Formerly considered a subspecies of Black Laughingthrush Garrulax lugubris but separated following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
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