Chestnut-tailed Starling

Scientific Name: Sturnus malabaricus
Common Name: Chestnut-tailed Starling
Other Name: Grey-headed myna

Identifying Features: reddish-brown belly, dark grey upper parts, yellow bill, orange legs

Fun Facts:

  • Like most starlings, it is fairly omnivorous, eating fruit, nectar and insects.
  • They fly in tight flocks and often rapidly change directions with great synchrony.


This image was clicked by Koshy Koshy – via Flickr.

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