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


Eocheong, South Korea - Apr 21, 2005 © Nial Moores/Birds Korea 
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Ex. 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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