Species of Thailand

Silver-eared laughingthrush

Trochalopteron melanostigma, Edward Blyth, 1855

(In Thai: นกกะรางหัวแดง)

The silver-eared laughingthrush (Trochalopteron melanostigma) is a species of bird in the family Leiothrichidae. It is found in southern Yunnan, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the chestnut-crowned laughingthrush, G. erythrocephalus.

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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
Trochalopteron
Species
Trochalopteron melanostigma

Common names

  • Thai: นกกะรางหัวแดง

Synonyms

  • Garrulax melanostigma
  • Garrulax erythrocephalus melanostigma

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Silver-eared laughingthrush
Silver-eared laughingthrush

Range Map

Distribution map of Silver-eared laughingthrush, Trochalopteron melanostigma in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Huai Nam Dang National Park
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Trochalopteron melanostigma in Thailand