French: Garrulaxe hoamy German: Augenbrauenhäherling Spanish: Charlatán canoro
Amoy, Fujian, China
Subspecies and Distribution
G. c. canorus
(Linnaeus, 1758) – SE China from S Gansu, S Shaanxi, Hubei, SE Henan and S Jiangsu S to Yunnan (except NW), Guangxi and Guangdong, also E Laos and Vietnam (S to NC Annam).
G. c. owstoni
(Rothschild, 1903) – Hainan.
21–24 cm; 49–75 g. Relatively plain medium-sized laughingthrush, warm brown with darker streaking on head and breast, and with bold white eyering and postocular... read more
Song by male rich, varied, quite high-pitched, including regular repetition and some mimicry;... read more
Shrublands, open woodland, thickets, scrub, bamboo, reeds, tall grass, gardens, vacant lots in... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly insects, including locust eggs (Locustidae) and ants (Formicidae); also fruit, seeds and sometimes cultivated maize (Zea)... read more
Mar–Aug; multi-brooded. Nest is reported to be a large cup, outwardly rough but with well-defined walls, made of leaves (including... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Relatively common in Chinese range. In recent fieldwork in S China found at 36 sites (67% of those visited), including Shiwandashan... read more
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