Species of Thailand

White-browed laughingthrush

Pterorhinus sannio, Robert Swinhoe, 1867

(In Thai: นกกะรางคิ้วขาว)

The white-browed laughingthrush (Pterorhinus sannio) is a bird in the family Leiothrichidae. The species was first described by Robert Swinhoe in 1867. It is found in China, Hong Kong, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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 sannio

Common names

  • Thai: นกกะรางคิ้วขาว

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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White-browed laughingthrush
White-browed laughingthrush

Range Map

Distribution map of White-browed laughingthrush, Pterorhinus sannio 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
  • Phu Chi Fa Forest Park
Range map of Pterorhinus sannio in Thailand