Rufous-fronted Laughingthrush Garrulax rufifrons

Family: Leiotrichidae (Laughingthrushes and allies)

Authority: Lesson, 1831

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted from Endangered following evidence that the population size is now likely to be very small following a severe decline caused by heavy trapping pressure for the cage bird trade. Urgent investigation is needed to improve understanding of this species' status and develop effective conservation interventions.

Population size: 50-249 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 22,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Garrulax rufifrons. Downloaded from on 07/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 07/12/2023.