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Golden-winged Laughingthrush Garrulax ngoclinhensis  
Golden-winged Laughingthrush
Photographer : © Le Manh Hung
Location :Ngọc Linh Kon Tum Nature Reserve (at 1900m), Annamite Range, Vietnam
Date : 29 March 2013
English synonyms:Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Believed to be the first image of this species ever secured.
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Vietnam.
First described in
Eames, J.C., Le Tong Trai & Nguyen Cu (1999) A new species of Laughingthrush (Passeriformes: Garrulinacinae) from the Western Highlands of Vietnam. Bulletin Brit. Orn. Club 119, 1 : 4-15.
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