Common Name: White-crested Laughingthrush
Scientific Name: Garrulax leucolophus
Nepali Name: Hiunjure Torigeda ( हिउँजुरे तोरीगाँडा )
Size: 28 cm
Location: Shivapuri, Kathmandu
White-crested Laughingthrush is found in the broad-leafed forest, forest undergrowth at an elevation from 305m to 2135m. As the name suggests the head, crest, throat, the breast is white. There is a black eye mask that extends to the ear coverts. The body is olive-brown with a rufescent circle bordering the white and fades to olive-brown. Usually seen in a party of 6 or more these birds can be very noisy.
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