French: Garrulaxe à gorge jaune German: Gelbbauchhäherling Spanish: Charlatán goligualdo
NE India (S Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram) and adjacent W Myanmar; reported also from SE Bangladesh.
23–24·5 cm; 55–57 g. Superficially similar to G. gularis, but smaller and slimmer, with shorter bill, black chin, ochrous rear upperparts, no... read more
Song loud and melodious, consisting of five equally spaced whistled notes lasting 1·5... read more
Tall grass mixed with trees and shrubs, outskirts of and more open areas within dense broadleaf... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly insects, also small seeds. Found in pairs or in small parties of up to six individuals, sometimes more (as many as 50–80... read more
Apr–Jun in India and Myanmar. Nest a large, roughly made, flattish to deep cup, of grasses, bamboo leaves, creepers, tendrils, fine... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). In India, formerly locally not uncommon in Assam; not uncommon in Nagaland in 1990s, when regularly found on sale as food in markets... read more
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