French: Garrulaxe à col roux German: Rothalshäherling Spanish: Charlatán cuellirrufo
Jardine and Selby
SC Nepal, Bhutan, all NE Indian states, NE Bangladesh, W, N & NE Myanmar, and adjacent parts of China (SE Xizang, W Yunnan).
22–27 cm; 51–73 g. Medium-sized laughingthrush, cold olive-brown above and below, with black face to breast, rufous neck patch and vent, and black tail. Has mid-... read more
Song consists of fairly quickly repeated, jolly whistled phrases, “wiwi’wi-whu, whi-yi-... read more
Broadleaf forest, forest edge, secondary growth, scrub and grass, bamboo-jungle, tall grass and... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including ants (Formicidae), also small molluscs; also berries and seeds, including cultivated millet (Pennisetum glaucum... read more
Mar–Aug. Nest described as a rather compact, deep cup, somewhat untidy externally, made of dry bamboo or other leaves, grasses, roots... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Very local in Nepal, where recorded mainly, locally frequently, in Royal Chitwan National Park. Frequent in Bhutan, where present in Thrumshingla... read more
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