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Asian glossy starling

Aplonis panayensis

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Beijing zoo

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Actually the map is correct, just some wording is wrong due to a file error. The Paracel Islands belong to, but are nowhere near, China, however. the words China and Paracel Islands are the wrong way round in a file. The same applies to France and Tromelin Island. This should be rectified when the new app is released.
As for the Asian Glossy Starling, it was originally named Philippine Glossy Starling as that was where it was first recorded but since it is actually found throughout much of Asia it was renamed Asian Glossy Starling by some authorities.

Sidharth Madhav
Sidharth Madhav 8 years ago

Thanks all! Yea the map was off..shot at the Beijing Zoo, Beijing

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Preciosa ave:

Dixie
Dixie 8 years ago

A really good shot! I love the way the light hits him.

its a type of grackle

Sidharth Madhav
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