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Blue-Crowned Laughingthrush Fact Sheet

  • Latin Name

    Dryonastes courtoisi
  • Class

    Birds
  • Order

    Passeriformes
  • Range

    This species is limited to a handful of breeding sites in China's Jiangxi province.

  • Habitat

    Forests

  • Niche

    This songbird species feeds primarily on fruit and insects.

  • Life History

    The blue-crowned laughingthrush is named partially for its distinctive cry, which resembles laughter. The bird lives in small flocks and lays its eggs in small, cup-shaped nests.

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