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Nilgiri Laughingthrush Trochalopteron cachinnans



Family: Leiotrichidae (Laughingthrushes and allies)

Authority: (Jerdon, 1839)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This laughingthrush has a very small and severely fragmented range which is declining rapidly as a result of the conversion of forest habitats to plantations, agriculture and settlements. It therefore qualifies as Endangered.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Trochalopteron cachinnans. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2018.