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The Highlights of Sumatran Birds
The Sumatran laughingthrush (Garrulax bicolor), also known as the black-and-white laughingthrush, is a member of the Leiothrichidae family. It is endemic to highland forest on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. It’s One of the rare Laughingthrush in the world. The Sumatran Laughingthrush is a passerine classified as VULNERABLE in the IUCN Red List
One of the rare bulbul in the world!
The Aceh Bulbul is restricted to a narrow altitudinal range in montane forest on Sumatra and no where else in the world. ‘Aceh Bulbul’ or Orange-spotted Bulbul (P. bimaculatus snouckaerti), it is endemic of North Sumatra. Aceh Bulbul is a serious problem with populations now on a very low density in many parts of Sumatra.
|Aceh Pheasant or Hoogerwerf’s Pheasant
“Amazingly, this rare and hard to find”
One of the rare Pheasant in the world! It’s restricted to a narrow altitudinal range in montane forest on Sumatra and nowhere else in the world
Sumatran Leafbird Chloropsis media
This species is endemic to Sumatra. This species occurs in the middle and upper strata of lowland evergreen forest, secondary forest, planatations and village orchards from 600-1000 m.
|umatran Mesia (Leiothrix rookmakeri) Highlands of nw Sumatra (Aceh District) the rarest Mesia. The species is sometimes placed in its own genus Mesia, or in the genus Leiothrix with the red-billed leiothrix. There are seven described subspecies, with considerable variation in plumage between them. M argentauris rookmakeri (Junge, 1948) – Northern Sumatra.|
|The Sumatran babbler (Pellorneum buettikoferi). It is endemic to Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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