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Sumatran Laughingthrush Garrulax bicolor



Family: Leiotrichidae (Laughingthrushes and allies)

Authority: Hartlaub, 1844

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
The species has suffered a very rapid, ongoing population decline due to trapping for trade compounded by habitat loss. Local extinctions have been observed across much of the range within the past 10-15 years concurrent with price increases and reduced availability in the market. For these reasons Black-and-white Laughingthrush is evaluated as Endangered.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 218,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Garrulax bicolor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/11/2018.