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Brahminy Starling
Brahminy Starling
At Andhra Pradesh, India.
Information
Common Name Brahminy Myna
Range Indian Subcontinent
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Sturnidae
Genus Sturnia
Species Sturnia pagodarum
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Bhraminy Starling is a species of Starling family from the Sturnia genus.

Appearance[]

It is has a pale buff creamy with a black cap and a loose crest. The bill is yellow with a bluish base. The iris is pale and there is a bluish patch of skin around the eye. The outer tail feathers have white and the black primaries of the wings do not have any white patches. The adult male has a more prominent crest than the female and also has longer neck hackles. Juveniles are duller and the cap is browner.

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Diet[]

Like other starlings, this species is omnivorous, Its diet consists of fruits and insects.

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