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White-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax vassali

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Near Threatened

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type   Average mass -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 51,200
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.7 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as generally locally common. The population in Chu Yang Sin Nature Reserve in Vietnam is estimated to be 34,010 individuals (del Hoyo et al. 2007).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any current declines or substantial threats (del Hoyo et al. 2007).

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Cambodia Native Extant Yes      
Laos Native Extant       Yes
Vietnam Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Cambodia Snoul / Keo Sema / O Reang site factsheet
Laos Dakchung Plateau site factsheet
Laos Dong Ampham site factsheet
Laos Phou Ahyon site factsheet
Vietnam Bi Dup site factsheet
Vietnam Cong Troi site factsheet
Vietnam Kon Cha Rang site factsheet
Vietnam Kon Ka Kinh site factsheet
Vietnam Kon Plong site factsheet
Vietnam Phong Dien site factsheet
Vietnam Tuyen Lam site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 0 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact

Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Climate change & severe weather Habitat shifting & alteration Timing Scope Severity Impact
Future Whole (>90%) Unknown Unknown
Stresses
Indirect ecosystem effects, Ecosystem degradation

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Food (human) Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Garrulax vassali. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Timaliidae (Babblers and parrotbills)
Species name author (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 51,200 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species