Babblers (Timaliidae)

Variegated Laughingthrush (Trochalopteron variegatum) - HBW 12, p. 258

French: Garrulaxe varié German: Buntflügelhäherling Spanish: Charlatán Variegado

Taxonomy: Cinclosoma variegatum Vigors, 1831, Simla, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Genus traditionally subsumed in Garrulax. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • nuristani ( Paludan, 1959) - NE Afghanistan.
  • simile Hume, 1871 - N & NE Pakistan E to N India (N Himachal Pradesh).
  • variegatum ( Vigors, 1831) - S Himachal Pradesh E to Uttaranchal Pradesh, W & C Nepal and adjacent S China (S Xizang).

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