Blue-crowned Laughingthrush Pterorhinus courtoisi

Family: Leiotrichidae (Laughingthrushes and allies)

Authority: (Ménégaux, 1923)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i,ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small, fragmented known range and an extremely small known population which is likely to be declining owing to a number of threats. For these reasons it is precautionarily classified as Critically Endangered. However, further survey effort may reveal additional sub-populations, in which case it may warrant downlisting.

Population size: 50-249 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 610 km2

Country endemic: yes

Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pterorhinus courtoisi. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.