Striated laughingthrush

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Striated laughingthrush
Striated Laughingthrush Chaffi, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India 05.02.2015.jpg
Specie from Chaffi, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Garrulax (disputed)
Species: G. striatus
Binomial name
Garrulax striatus
(Vigors, 1831)

The striated laughingthrush (Garrulax striatus) is a bird species in the family Leiothrichidae. In the proposed rearrangement of the laughingthrushes, it is placed in the monotypic genus Grammatoptila, as G. striata.

It is found in the northern temperate regions of the Indian subcontinent and ranges across Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Tibet and Nepal. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.