Chestnut-hooded Laughingthrush (Rhinocichla treacheri) - HBW 12, p. 243
French: Garrulaxe de Treacher
Spanish: Charlatán de Treacher
Other common names: Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush
Taxonomy: Ianthocincla treacheri Sharpe, 1879, Kinabalu, north Borneo.
Genus traditionally subsumed in Garrulax, but exhibits some morphological differences. Forms a superspecies with R. mitrata, and hitherto treated as conspecific. Individuals of this species recorded in W & SE Borneo (SW Sarawak and SE Kalimantan) apparently not yet assigned to race. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- treacheri ( Sharpe, 1879) - N Borneo (Sabah).
- damnata Harrisson & Hartley, 1934 - NC Borneo (E Sarawak and adjacent NE Kalimantan).
- griswoldi J. L. Peters, 1940 - Mt Batu Tibang (Sarawak-Kalimantan border), in C Borneo.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
side view in tree, then foraging and moving up Locality Mount Kinabalu National Park, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo (ssp treacheri)
Martin Kennewell 4 August 2012 41 weeks ago 19 sec 4
An adult perched but partially hidden Locality Mount Kinabalu National Park, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo (ssp damnata)
Greg Baker 21 April 2003 1 year ago 9 sec 3.3
An adult feeding young at dawn on a tree fern Locality Mount Kinabalu National Park, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo (ssp treacheri)
Keith Blomerley 7 September 2001 5 years ago 17 sec 2.7