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Hwamei/Melodious Laughingthrush Garrulax canorus  
Hwamei/Melodious Laughingthrush
Photographer : © Amit Bandekar
Location :Maioka Park, Southern Yokohama, Honshu, Japan
Date : 23 October 2013
English synonyms:Chinese Hwamei, Melodious Laughing-thrush, Melodious Laughing Thrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Habitat: shrubland and grassland patch. 3 individuals in a group. - AB
Taxonomic Notes :Garrulax (c.) taewanus has been split off as a separate species Taiwan Hwamei following LI, SHOU-HSIEN, LI, JING-WEN, HAN, LIAN-XIAN, YAO, CHENG-TE, SHI, HAITAO, LEI, FU-MIN & YEN, CHUNGWEI (2006) Species delimitation in the Hwamei Garrulax canorus. Ibis 148 (4), 698-706.
and Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
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