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Asian Glossy Starling

Aplonis panayensis

Description:

The Asian glossy starling (Aplonis panayensis) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is found in Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. There is also a huge number of this species inhabiting towns and cities, where they take refuge in abandoned buildings and trees. They often move in large groups and are considered one of the noisiest species of birds.

Notes:

we got this one after it was electrocuted when it landed on a post.

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Marlon829
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Marlon829

Bukidnon, Philippines

Spotted on Nov 19, 2015
Submitted on Nov 19, 2015

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