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 Garrulax cachinnans
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This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.

Taxonomic source(s)
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

Taxonomic note
Garrulax jerdoni jerdoni (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) has been moved from G. jerdoni into G. cachinnans, elevating G. j. fairbanki to species rank (including G. j. meridionalis), following Rasmussen and Anderton (2005). All taxa concerned are transferred into the genus Strophocincla, resulting in two recognised species S. fairbanki (including meridionalis) and S. cachinnans (including jerdoni).

Further web sources of information
Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Garrulax cachinnans. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016.

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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Additional resources for this species

ARKive species - Rufous-breasted laughingthrush (Garrulax cachinnans)

Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Timaliidae (Babblers and parrotbills)
Species name author Jerdon, 1839