French: Garrulaxe noir German: Trauerhäherling Spanish: Charlatán negro
Extreme S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra.
25·5–27 cm. Medium-sized blackish laughingthrush with bare bluish-white postocular patch and heavy orange-red bill. Crown, face and upper throat are glossy black... read more
Song, typically by at least two birds at once, consists of amazing loud hollow whooping “huup... read more
Broadleaf evergreen forest, disturbed forest, forest edge, treefall light-gaps, secondary growth,... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including curculionid and other beetles, ants (Formicidae), grasshoppers and crickets (Orthoptera), and caterpillars; also spiders... read more
Oct–Apr. One nest was a bulky cup made of vegetable fibres and leaves, loose and ragged outer layer decorated with green moss and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia EBA. Generally uncommon in S Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia; fairly common at... read more
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