French: Garrulaxe de Biet German: Perlenhäherling Spanish: Charlatán de Biet
Other common names:
Tzeku, north-western Yunnan, China
NW Yunnan and SW Sichuan, in S China.
25·5 cm. Medium-sized, white-spotted yellowish-brown laughingthrush. Has crown to nape rich, dull rufescent mid-brown, tinged olive, upperparts similar but more... read more
Song a loud, clear, descending “wi, wi-wi-wuu”, less descending “wi, ch’wi, wi ch’wu” and “wi, chiu... read more
Recorded mainly in upper temperate and subalpine zones, in variety of forest habitats including... read more
Food and feeding
Invertebrates and fruit. No documented information on behaviour and habits; probably like those of I. lunulata.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Yunnan Mountains EBA. Population and range poorly known; former estimated at 2500–10,000 individuals and decreasing,... read more
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