Aplonis panayensis: Asian Glossy Starling


Aplonis panayensis also known as Asian Glossy Starling, Philippine Starling, Philippine Glossy Starling, Bornean Starling, Indian Glossy Starling, Greater Glossy Starling, is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.


Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

The tree in these photos is Pipturus argenteus: Australian Mulberry.

Photos: DFNP, Singapore 20120525

Source: Wikipedia


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