Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush Pterorhinus nuchalis

Family: Leiotrichidae (Laughingthrushes and allies)

Authority: Godwin-Austen, 1876

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is very poorly known, but it is likely to have a small global population. Trends in the population are unknown, but it is tolerant of secondary and scrub habitats, suggesting that it is not at imminent risk. Further studies are urgently needed, however, in order to clarify the situation. It is currently listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 91,400 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Pterorhinus nuchalis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/chestnut-backed-laughingthrush-pterorhinus-nuchalis on 23/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 23/02/2024.