Garrulacinae

Spotted Laughingthrush

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Garrulax ocellatus
Nepali Name: मुँदाले तोरीगाँडा (Mudale Toriganda)

White-throated Laughingthrush

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Garrulax albogularis
Nepali Name: सोइरने तोरीगाँडा Soirane Torigada

Notes:
1. Lives in gangs that do not break up even during the breeding season.
2. One of the most common laughingthrush in the Kathmandu Valley along with the White-crested Laughingthrush and Striated Laughingthrush. The three species overlap in so many places that I wonder if there isn’t some differences in their preferred habitat?
3. Just like the other Laughingthrushes are the gangsters of Himalaya forests.