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

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Leiothrichidae
Genus
Pterorhinus
Species
Pterorhinus pectoralis

Common names

  • Thai: นกกะรางสร้อยคอใหญ่

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Greater necklaced laughingthrush
Greater necklaced laughingthrush
Greater necklaced laughingthrush

Range Map

Distribution map of Greater necklaced laughingthrush, Pterorhinus pectoralis in Thailand
  • Bangkok Province
  • Chae Son National Park
  • Chaloem Phrakiat Thai Prachan National Park
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lo District, Chiang Mai
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Erawan National Park
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Kaeng Som Maew Queen Sirikit Forest Park
  • Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
  • Khlong Lan National Park
  • Khun Chae National Park
  • Khun Phawo National Park
  • Lan Sang National Park
  • Mae Moei National Park
  • Mae Ping National Park
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Op Khan National Park
  • Pa Sang District, Lamphun
  • Pha Daeng National Park
  • Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi
  • Sai Yok National Park
  • Salak Pra Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Taksin Maharat National Park
  • Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi
  • Thong Pha Phum District, Kanchanaburi
  • Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Pterorhinus pectoralis in Thailand