ANIMAL: Scarlet-Faced Liocichla Liocichla ripponi Type of Animal: Songbird Habitat: Ravines, forest, dense undergrowth, near swamps, wetlands Location(s): S China, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos Appearance: Olive-colored bird w/ bright scarlet face & wing panels Food/Diet: Insects, fruit, berries, seeds Status in Wild: Stable Conservation: Breeding in zoos & wildlife centers Lifestyle: Small flocks of 2-5 birds Additional Info: Called: Male: Cock Female: Hen Young: Chick Group: Flock Weight: 1.48-1.86 oz Gestation: 2 weeks Life Span: 8-10 years Height: 8.26-9.06 in Body Length: 8.26-9.06 in Tail Length: 2-2.2 in Once considered to be subspecies of Red-Faced Liocichla. Females lay 2-4 eggs per clutch. Song is repeated “chew-chew-weee?-chew.” These birds give dry rattling calls. Cup-shaped nests built close to ground. Sometimes flock w/ other bird species. These birds are non-migratory. Fun Fact(s): These birds are quite shy & secretive. Sometimes called the Red-Faced Babbler, Scarlet-Faced Babbler, Crimson-Headed Laughing Thrush, & Crimson-Winged Liocichla.