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

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.