Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Starlings :: Chestnut-tailed Starling

Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnia malabarica

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Ashy-headed Starling, Gray-headed Starling, Grey-headed Starling
Old scientific name(s): Sturnus malabaricus


Hong Kong - Jun, 2005 © Neil Fifer  Bandipur National Park, Bandipur, Karnataka, India - Apr 11, 2004 © Sudhir Shivaram  Bandipur National Park, Bandipur, Karnataka, India - Jan 23, 2005 © Sudhir Shivaram  Hebbal, Bangalore, Karnataka, India - Feb, 2007 © Rajneesh Suvarna 
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(1) Sw. India.
(2) C. and e. India (Assam).
(3) E. India, sw. China, Burma, nw. Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Taiwan.


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


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