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Rufous-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax ruficeps   - Adult
Rufous-crowned Laughingthrush
Photographer : © Fran Trabalon
Location :Dasyueshan National Forest Recreation Area, Taichung, Taiwan
Date : 16 October 2013
English synonyms:Rufous-crowned Laughing-thrush, Rufous-crowned Laughing Thrush, White-throated Laughingthrush, White-throated Laughing-thrush, White-throated Laughing Thrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Taiwan.
Formerly considered a subspecies of White-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax albogularis but split following
Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
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