Chestnut-crowned laughingthrush

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Chestnut-crowned laughingthrush
Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush.JPG
Near Pangot of Nainital district, Uttarakhand, India
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Trochalopteron
Species: T. erythrocephalum
Binomial name
Trochalopteron erythrocephalum
(Vigors, 1832)

Garrulax erythrocephalus

The chestnut-crowned laughingthrush (Trochalopteron erythrocephalum) is a species of bird in the family Leiothrichidae. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, and Nepal.

A specimen with beak deformities from Neora Valley National Park, West Bengal, India.
Contact call

The silver-eared laughingthrush, formerly included as a subspecies, is now[1] usually regarded as a separate species.


  1. ^ Rasmussen, Pamela C. and John C. Anderton (2005) Birds of South Asia. The Ripley Guide

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