Rosy Starling

Scientific Name: Sturnus roseus
Common Name: Rosy Starling
Other Name: Rose-coloured starling, Rose-coloured pastor

Identifying Features: pink body, pale orange legs and bill, glossy black head, black wings, black tail

Fun Facts:

  • Rosy starlings are gregarious birds and form large and noisy flocks. Birds are strongly attracted to flowering trees.
  • They are also beneficial to farmers as they prey on pests such as locusts and grasshoppers.


This image was clicked by Neil Hilton – via Flickr.

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