Giant Laughingthrush

It is found in China and India. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.

The Giant Laughingthrush is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Giant Laughingthrush (Garrulax maximus) is a bird species in the Old World babbler family (Timaliidae). In the proposed rearrangement of the laughingthrushes, it is placed in the genus Ianthocincla, as I. maxima. It is found in China and India. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Garrulax maximus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. More

Giant Laughingthrush - one of those wonderful species that can be observed in upland Sichuan Sichuan is a gateway to Tibet – and, heading out from Chengdu, the westward bound birder will soon be entering areas of great elevation - where Western Sichuan meets the Tibetan Plateau. More

Giant Laughingthrush and for one of Wolong’s premier avian jewels, the fabulously named Firethroat. We should be able to find at least one of these truly world-class songsters, while Chinese Leaf Warblers, Chinese Fulvetta, and Plain-backed Thrush could all follow. And we won’t neglect the mammals: the park boasts reasonable populations of Himalayan Marmot and both Blue Sheep and Takin. More

Others saw Giant Laughingthrush, Golden Bush Robin and Yellow-streaked Warbler that afternoon. After dinner, explained about Wuyipeng situation (and where to go birding at Wawu) to British birder Frank Moffet, and talked to Belgian crew. Campfire and loud disco in front of hotel. Clear weather all day, apart from few spots of rain in early afternoon. Thu June 1 Even clearer than previous day, so arrival at Wood Snipe-site at 5. More

The Giant Laughingthrush (Garrulax maximus) is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family. It is found in China and India. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. - ABOUT ME More

dwarf-like, I detected a flock of Giant Laughingthrush and a party of the funny Collared Grosbeak, next to some Three-banded Rosefinches and Tickell's Leaf Warblers. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Timaliidae
Genus : Garrulax
Species : maximus
Authority : (Verreaux, 1870)