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Malay Laughingthrush Trochalopteron peninsulae  
Malay Laughingthrush
Photographer : © Ayuwat Jearwattanakanok
Location :Fraser's Hill, Pahang, Malaysia
Date : 13 March 2011
English synonyms:Malayan Laughingthrush, Malaysian Laughingthrush, Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, liocichlas & hwamei
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Malay Peninsula.
Formerly considered a subspecies of Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax erythrocephalus. Now treated as a separate species following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
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