French: Garrulaxe à nuque marron German: Rotnackenhäherling Spanish: Charlatán nuquipardo
Lhota, Naga Hills, Nagaland, India
NE India (SE Arunachal Pradesh S to SE & E Assam and Nagaland) and N Myanmar.
23–26 cm. Medium-sized laughingthrush with dark grey-blue crown, chestnut mantle and neck side, and black face and broad mesial stripe offset by whitish from ear-... read more
Song very like that of D. chinensis, includes variety of mellow whistles, alternating... read more
Second growth, thickets, scrub-jungle, rocky scrub-clad ravines, tall grass, bamboo, overgrown... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including ants (Formicidae). Found in small parties, sometimes in company with other laughingthrushes. Forages mainly on ground,... read more
Mar–Jul. Nest reportedly a neat and compact cup, outer part made of bracken, internal part of dead leaves and broad grass blades,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in (and responsible for defining) Northern Myanmar Lowlands Secondary Area.... read more
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