French: Garrulaxe du Langbian German: Orangebrusthäherling Spanish: Charlatán pechinaranja
Stactocichla merulina annamensis
Robinson and Kloss
Dran [11°49’ N, 108°38’ E], Annam, Vietnam
Langbian Plateau in S Annam, S Vietnam.
24–25 cm. Medium-sized laughingthrush with brown upperparts and flanks, blackish throat, orange-rufous supercilium and underparts with neatly black-streaked breast. Has... read more
Song loud, rich and melodious, of rich musical phrases in prolonged rambling series, with much... read more
Undergrowth and edge of broadleaf evergreen forest, bamboo clumps, densely overgrown abandoned... read more
Food and feeding
No information on diet. Forages singly, in pairs or in family groups, on or near ground; unobtrusive, shy and very skulking.
Three specimens with regressing gonads in Mar. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Uncommon to locally common within very small range. Present in Thuong Da Nhim and Chu Yang Sin Nature Reserves.
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