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Masked Laughing-thrush
  Garrulax perspicillatus
Masked Laughing-thrush

About 30 cm long. Mainly brown in plumage with black mask and cinnamon vent. Often appears in small noisy parties of about 7 (colloquial Chinese name is “seven sisters”)
in thick undergrowth. Loud and strident calls.

Resident. Often seen in countryside undergrowth and major urban parks.

Often gathers in small flocks in undergrowth and on the ground feeding on insects and fruits.

Photo: Cheung Ho Fai

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