LC
Rusty Laughingthrush Garrulax poecilorhynchus



Family: Leiotrichidae ()

Authority: Gould, 1863

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species is evaluated as Least Concern. It was thought to have a very large range, however, recent mapping of its range shows that it is much smaller than previously thought. Its population is thought to be in decline owing to on-going habitat destruction and fragmentation. If this information is confirmed, and the extent of occurrence (EOO) of this species is <20,000 km2, it is inferred to be in continuing decline owing to habitat loss, and it is found at ≤10 locations or severely fragmented, it would warrant uplisting to Vulnerable.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 24,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Garrulax poecilorhynchus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.