Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Starlings :: Chestnut-cheeked Starling
Chestnut-cheeked Starling Sturnia philippensis
Described by: Forster (1781)
Alternate common name(s): Red-cheeked Starling, Violet-backed Starling
Old scientific name(s): Sturnus philippensis
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RangeEx. Se. Siberia on s. Sakhalin Is., Kuril Is., and n. Japan (Hokkaido and n. Honshu).
Winters s. in e. China, Taiwan to Borneo, Sulawesi and the Philippines.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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