The white-throated laughingthrush (Pterorhinus albogularis) is a species of passerine bird in the family Leiothrichidae. 28–30·5 cm; 78–150 g. Rather large, dull brown laughingthrush with white breast, rufescent-buff lower underparts and broad white tail tips. It is found mainly in the northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, primarily the Himalayas, and some adjoining and disjunct areas. It ranges across Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is Broadleaf evergreen forest, deciduous forest and coniferous forest, open secondary growth, scrub lands. Mainly insects; outside breeding season also berries and seeds. Gregarious, even in breeding season, occurring in flocks of 6–15. Resident and minor partial altitudinal migrant. In Bhutan moves from 1400–3200 m in summer. Not globally threatened. In Pakistan, rare and local, possibly now extinct. Common and widespread in Nepal. Abundant in Bhutan. It is classified as least concern by IUCN.
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