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Species of Thailand

Spot-breasted laughingthrush

Binomial name: Garrulax merulinus, Edward Blyth, 1851

The spot-breasted laughingthrush (Garrulax merulinus) is a species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family. It is found in south-west China, north-east India, Laos, Myanmar, north-west Thailand, and northern Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The orange-breasted laughingthrush (S. annamensis) of south-central Vietnam was formerly regarded as a subspecies of this bird but is now often treated as a separate species.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Leiothrichidae
Genus
Garrulax
Species
Garrulax merulinus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Spot-breasted laughingthrush
Spot-breasted laughingthrush

Range Map

Distribution map of Spot-breasted laughingthrush, Garrulax merulinus in Thailand
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
Range map of Garrulax merulinus in Thailand