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Rosy Starling

Sturnus roseus

Description:

The breeding range of this bird is from easternmost Europe across temperate southern Asia.[1] It is a strong migrant, and winters in India and tropical Asia. In India in winter, it often appears to outnumber the local starlings and mynas. The Rosy Starling is a bird of steppe and open agricultural land.

Notes:

Rosy starling are winter visitors down south and are a treat to watch especially when the Ficus benghalensis, the banyan is in fruiting season...


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11 Comments

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

PattyC, Thank you!!

patty
patty 7 years ago

Lovely birds and pictures =)

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

Thanks, Sachin..

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Well captured,

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

Nopayahnah, Thank you.. Even I like the second one... :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Especially like the second photo

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

Thanks, StarLeaf... Its, a beautiful time when this tree bears fruits.. The whole tree has these colorful red fruits and the birds of diff species can be found in this season...

starleaf
starleaf 7 years ago

Beautiful bird with beautiful setting.

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

Atul,Nuwan,Stanks... Thank you :-)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

fabulous spotting!

Atul
Atul 7 years ago

Superb Pics Anjali!

AnjaliAnantharam
Spotted by
AnjaliAnantharam

Karnataka, India

Lat: 12.20, Long: 76.44

Spotted on Mar 2, 2012
Submitted on Mar 2, 2012

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