Oriental Bird Images

Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Trochalopteron erythrocephalum erythrocephalum  
Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Mandal Village, Chamoli District, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 12 February 2020
English synonyms:Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush, Chestnut-crowned Laughing-thrush, Chestnut-crowned Laughing Thrush, Red-headed Laughing Thrush, Red-headed Laughingthrush
Bird Family :Garrulacinae - Laughingthrushes, Liocichlas & Hwameis
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112
Assam Laughingthrush Garrulax (e.) chrysopterus, Silver-eared Laughingthrush Garrulax (e.) melanostigma, Golden-winged Laughingthrush Garrulax (e.) ngoclinhensis and Malayan Laughingthrush Garrulax (e.) peninsulae are treated as separate species leaving Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush with the following subspecies:
G. e. erythrocephalus - NW Himalaya
G. e. kali - C Himalaya (W & C Nepal)
G. e. nigrimentum - E Himalaya (E Nepal to N & E Assam)
G. e. woodi - N & NE Myanmar, W Yunnan