Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Starlings :: Rosy Starling
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Rose-colored Starling, Rose-coloured Starling, Rosy Pastor
Old scientific name(s): Sturnus roseus
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RangeNw. and n. Iran and n. Afghanistan to sw. Siberia (Altai Mountains) and Japan. A sporadic and nomadic breeder w. to e. Europe (the former Yugoslavia and Hungary, c. and s. Russia n. to Ukraine and the middle Volga River s. to c. Turkey).
Winters in s. in the Ryukyus, the Philippines and Borneo w. to India and Sri Lanka.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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