Size 32 CM and resident of Himalayas. A very beautiful bird to sight.
Large chestnut laughing thrush with profuse black based white spotting on chestnut upper parts. Also blackish cap, rufous supercilium, lores and chin, deep chestnut ear coverts, blackish throat defusing into black barring on breast, buff lower breast and belly, chestnut and black wings with grey panel and with white tips to primaries, and white tip to chestnut, grey and black tail.
Mostly found in undergrowth and bamboo in broadleaved and coniferous forest and rhododendron shrubberies.