Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bird of the genus Trochalopteron, or of some closely related genus, as Garrulax, commonly referred to the family Pycnonotidæ, as T. phæniceum, T. erythrocephalum, or G. leucolophus. They are natives of Asia. Also called laughing-crow.
“There are ten breeding species for which Nepal may hold internationally significant populations including Bengal florican Houbaropsis bengalensis (E) and rufous-necked laughing-thrush Garrulax ruficollis.”
“The general appearance of the streaked laughing-thrush is that of one of the seven sisters who is wearing her best frock.”
“Scarcely has it left the first branch when a second laughing-thrush flies to it; then a fourth, a fifth, and so on; so that the birds look as though they might be playing "Follow the man from Cook's.”
“This is especially noticeable in the case of the white-throated laughing-thrush.”
“The red-headed laughing-thrush has no white at all in the under parts.”
“The Nilgiri laughing-thrush (_Trochalopterum cachinnans_) is a very common bird on the hills.”
“This is the Eastern counterpart of the white-throated laughing-thrush (_Garrulax albigularis_).”
“Three other species of laughing-thrush must be numbered among common birds of the Himalayas, although they, like the heroine of _A Bad”
“The white-throated laughing-thrush (_Garrulax albigularis_) is a handsome bird larger than a myna.”
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