A species of bird that lives in montane evergreen forest in Sumatra, Indonesia. The species has undergone a very rapid decline across the majority of their range due to trapping for the cage bird trade along with habitat loss.
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BirdLife International. 2017. Leiothrix laurinae (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T103878509A119434401. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T103878509A119434401.en. Downloaded on 24 January 2021.
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