Family Laughingthrushes and allies (Leiotrichidae)

Endangered

Collared Laughingthrush (Trochalopteron yersini)


Taxonomy

French: Garrulaxe de Yersin German: Halsbandhäherling Spanish: Charlatán de Yersin
Taxonomy:

Trochalopteron yersini

Robinson and Kloss

, 1919,

Langbian Peaks, southern Annam, Vietnam

.

Monotypic.

Distribution:

Da Lat Plateau in S Annam, Vietnam.

Descriptive notes

26–28 cm. Strikingly patterned medium-sized laughingthrush with black hood, silvery-grey ear-coverts, bright rufous underparts and hindcollar, and golden-olive wing... read more

Voice

Song a loud, quite high-pitched, rising whistle repeated every 3–5 seconds, typically “... read more

Habitat

Understorey (usually rather dense) of primary broadleaf evergreen forest, thick regrowth in logged-... read more

Food and feeding

No information on diet. Found in pairs or in small parties of up to eight individuals; relatively retiring. Forages low down in dense... read more

Breeding

Juveniles in Apr and Jun, suggesting breeding probably mainly Mar–May. No other information.

Movements

Resident.

Status and conservation

ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Da Lat Plateau EBA. Locally common in suitable habitat within its altitudinal range. Population estimated at 2500–9999... read more

Recommended citation

Collar, N. & Robson, C. (2017). Collared Laughingthrush (Trochalopteron yersini). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/59645 on 18 December 2017).