Babblers (Timaliidae)

Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush (Ianthocincla rufogularis) - HBW 12, p. 252

French: Garrulaxe à gorge rousse German: Rostkinnhäherling Spanish: Charlatán Golirrufo

Taxonomy: Ianthocincla rufogularis Gould, 1835, Sikkim, Himalayas, India.
Genus traditionally subsumed in Garrulax. Proposed race grosvenori (from W Nepal) synonymized with occidentalis. Six subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • occidentalis E. J. O. Hartert, 1909 - NE Pakistan (Murree Hills) E in Himalayas to W Nepal.
  • rufogularis Gould, 1835 - C Nepal E to Bhutan and NE India (C Arunachal Pradesh).
  • rufitincta Koelz, 1952 - Meghalaya, in NE India.

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  • occidentalis E. J. O. Hartert, 1909 - NE Pakistan (Murree Hills) E in Himalayas to W Nepal.
  • rufogularis Gould, 1835 - C Nepal E to Bhutan and NE India (C Arunachal Pradesh).
  • rufitincta Koelz, 1952 - Meghalaya, in NE India.
  • rufiberbis Koelz, 1954 - NE India (SE Arunachal Pradesh), N & NE Myanmar and S China (W Yunnan).
  • assamensis E. J. O. Hartert, 1909 - NE Indian hill states S of R Brahmaputra (except Meghalaya), and NW Myanmar.
  • intensior ( Delacour & Jabouille, 1930) - NW Vietnam (W Tonkin).
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