French: Gampsorin à collier German: Halsband-Baumdrossling Spanish: Timalí acollarado
A. O. Hume
no locality = “the banks of the Younzaleen below the Pine forests in the Salween district”, Tenasserim, Myanmar
Subspecies and Distribution
G. t. torquatus
A. O. Hume, 1874 – SE & S Myanmar (including N Tenasserim), W & N Thailand, S China (S Yunnan), NW & S Laos and C & S Vietnam (C & S Annam, Cochinchina).
G. t. luciae
Delacour, 1926 – SE Yunnan (China), NE & C Laos and N Vietnam (Tonkin, N Annam).
G. t. saturatior
Sharpe, 1888 – extreme S Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia.
22·5–26 cm. Longish-tailed buff-brown babbler with white head and chest and rather sturdy hook-tipped bill; feathers of forehead and chin upright and bristly,... read more
Song apparently undescribed. Calls include harsh hard stuttering rattle or cackle, “rrrrtchu-... read more
Broadleaf evergreen forest, secondary growth, scrub and long grass at forest edge; associates... read more
Food and feeding
Few data. Diet presumably invertebrates. Forages in lower and midstorey, mainly in bamboo. Gregarious and noisy, in parties. Evidence... read more
Testes enlarged in early Mar. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Generally fairly common, though uncommon in China. Common in Thailand, including in Kaeng Krachan National Park. In Laos, present but... read more
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