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Emei Shan Liocichla
Alternative names: Omei Shan Liocichla, Grey-faced Liocichla; Grey-cheeked Liocichla; Sichuan Liocichla; Szechwan Liocichla
19.5 - 20.5 cm. A small, laughingthrush-like babbler:
Endemic to south and south-central Sichuan and the extrem northeast of Yunnan, China.
Found in undergrowth of secondary evergreen broadleaf forest, dense young secondary growth, bamboo thickets, replanted forest and also in more open forest with dense vegetation. Found from 600m up to 2400m.
Its diet includes fruit and invertebrates.
Breeding season from May to June. The nest is a cup made of moss, small twigs, dead bamboo and other leaves. It's woven around several fine bamboo shoots or placed in a bush. Lays 3 - 4 eggs.
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