Species of Thailand
Melanocichla lugubris, Salomon Müller, 1835
(In Thai: นกกะรางดำ)
The black laughingthrush (Melanocichla lugubris) is a species of bird in the family Timaliidae. It is found in highland forests in the Thai-Malay Peninsula and on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Until recently, it usually included the bare-headed laughingthrush as a subspecies.
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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Rare in far south
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Melanocichla lugubris
- Thai: นกกะรางดำ
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)