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Silver-eared laughingthrush

Binomial name: Trochalopteron melanostigma, Edward Blyth, 1855

The Assam Laughingthrush (Trochalopteron melanostigma) is a species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family. It is found in China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush, G. erythrocephalus.

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Videos of Silver-eared laughingthrush

  • Silver-eared Laughingthrush - Doi Inthanon National Park

    Silver-eared Laughingthrush - Doi Inthanon National Park

Scientific classification

Trochalopteron melanostigma


  • Garrulax erythrocephalus melanostigma
  • Garrulax melanostigma

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Silver-eared laughingthrush

Silver-eared laughingthrush

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Distribution map of Silver-eared laughingthrush, Trochalopteron melanostigma in Thailand

Range map of Trochalopteron melanostigma in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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