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Starling, Malabar
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Sturnia blythii
Asia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Global, Hong Kong, India, IndoChina, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam Read more
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The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as fairly common below 1370 m in Nepal, locally common in India, frequent in Bhutan, common in Bangladesh and rare in Sri Lanka (Grimmett et al. 1998), while the population in Taiwan has been estimated at < c.100 i ...
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The Chestnut-tailed Starling or Grey-headed Myna (Sturnia malabarica [ 2] [ 3] ) is a member of the starling family of perching birds. It is a resident or partially migratory species found in wooded habitats in India and Southeast Asia. The species name is after the distribution of a former subspecies in the Malabar region. This resident population has a white head and is often treated as a full species, the Malabar Starling (Sturnia blythii). ...
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