And the bush has friends to meet him, and their kindly voices greet him, In the murmur of the breezes and the river on its bars,
And he sees the vision splendid of the sunlit plains extended, And at night the wonderous glory of the everlasting stars.

Banjo Paterson (1889)

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush

This is video of a group of Greater Necklaced Laughingthrushes feeding at Baan Song Nok in Thailand. They can be identified by the silvery streaked ear coverts encircled by a black band. A Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush, which is pale and has none of the ear covert markings, jumps up on a branch as the video title fades away.

The Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush (Garrulax pectoralis) is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family.
It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


Stu said...

Wonderful video there Richard..........

Mr. Smiley said...

An intriguing study of the adults teaching the young to find suitable food. Beautiful pix and most interesting.


Richard King said...

Thanks guys. It was wonderful filming them interacting with each other. Great birds!

Bob Pelkey said...

The passing of the food source is well captured. The background bird song without any distractions is greatly appreciated.

Misty Dawn said...

I think I may have answered my own question on the squirrel post. LOL Is this the bird in the squirrel video?