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from The 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.


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  • 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.

    Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal

  • The general appearance of the streaked laughing-thrush is that of one of the seven sisters who is wearing her best frock.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • 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."

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • This is especially noticeable in the case of the white-throated laughing-thrush.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • The red-headed laughing-thrush has no white at all in the under parts.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • The Nilgiri laughing-thrush (_Trochalopterum cachinnans_) is a very common bird on the hills.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • This is the Eastern counterpart of the white-throated laughing-thrush (_Garrulax albigularis_).

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • Three other species of laughing-thrush must be numbered among common birds of the Himalayas, although they, like the heroine of _A Bad

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • The white-throated laughing-thrush (_Garrulax albigularis_) is a handsome bird larger than a myna.

    Birds of the Indian Hills


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