Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Starlings :: White-shouldered Starling

White-shouldered Starling Sturnia sinensis

Described by: Gmelin (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Chinese Starling, Gray-backed Starling, Grey-backed Starling
Old scientific name(s): Sturnus sinensis


Hong Kong - Apr, 2006 © Neil Fifer  Hong Kong - Feb, 2009 © Neil Fifer  Eocheong, South Korea - May 11, 2003 © Nial Moores/Birds Korea  Eocheong, South Korea - May 4, 2004 © Michael Todd 
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S. China from s. Szechwan e. to Fukien and Kwantung. Possibly breeds in Hainan, n. Indochina and n. Philippines. Resident on Taiwan.
Winters in Malaysia, Indochina, Hainan, and Philippines.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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