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Chestnut-hooded Laughingthrush Garrulax treacheri treacheri  
Chestnut-hooded Laughingthrush
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Kinabalu National Park (1,563 m), Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Date : 14 March 2009
English synonyms:Chestnut-hooded Laughing-thrush, Chestnut-hooded Laughing Thrush, Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush, Chestnut-capped Laughing-thrush, Chestnut-capped Laughing Thrush, Spectacled Laughingthrush, Spectacled Laughing-thrush, Spectacled Laughing Thrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :Seen throughout the day at the park. Very friendly & occasionally part of bird waves. - Amar
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to Borneo. Split from Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush Garrulax mitratus.
Three subspecies:
treacheri Sabah
griswoldi Central Borneo
damnata East Sarawak and East Kalimantan.
Collar, N. J. (2011) Taxonomic notes on some Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 27: 100-102.
Collar, N. J. & Robson, C. (2007) Family Timaliidae (Babblers) pp. 70 291 in; del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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