Species of Thailand
Greater necklaced laughingthrush
Pterorhinus pectoralis, John Gould, 1836
(In Thai: นกกะรางสร้อยคอใหญ่)
The greater necklaced laughingthrush (Pterorhinus pectoralis) is a species of passerine bird in the family Leiothrichidae. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam. It is introduced to the United States. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.
This species was formerly placed in the genus Garrulax but following the publication of a comprehensive molecular phylogenetic study in 2018, it was moved to the resurrected genus Pterorhinus.
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Category / Seasonal Status
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Pterorhinus pectoralis
- Thai: นกกะรางสร้อยคอใหญ่
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)