Species of Thailand
Stactocichla merulina, Edward Blyth, 1851
(In Thai: นกกะรางอกลาย)
The spot-breasted laughingthrush (Garrulax merulinus) is a species of bird in the family Leiothrichidae. It is found in Yunnan, Northeast 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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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Very rare
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Stactocichla merulina
- Thai: นกกะรางอกลาย
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
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