To make the most of all of HBW's features, discover our subscriptions now! During the fly around some returned to perch on the dead trees above the mangroves for a while before flying off again to join the flock. Still not interested in a common Starling-bird? Related taxa Other synonyms English: These common winter visitors and passage migrants numbered in their hundreds during the peak in October with the 1, starlings, the largest ever recorded, at Yishun Polytechnic on 27 September
My blog entries featuring the Asian Glossy Starling
As usual, I have used the master list from Bird Life International as a guide. The upperparts were gradually moulting as seen from the patches of dark greenish sheen replacing the dark brownish feathers below left. Then on the wings, glossy dark green on upper wings. With the eyes changing colour, from brown to red, the fledgling has grown into a juvenile above right. In the early morning or late evening, the birds would congregate and flies around tall buildings like Swifts. Description Adult Asian Glossy Starlings have dark glossy green plumage with red eyes while the juveniles are creamy white and streaked black.
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The chart also shows a decreasing trend since View Asian Glossy Starling Gallery. Gregarious when foraging and may form big flocks at roosting sites. In Parks and open field with tall trees accompanied by thick foliages. No, no, not the jeepney hooting! The Bali Myna day trip. Pulau Ubin also proves to be an important site for another globally threatened species, the White-rumped Shama with most of the 16 birds counted coming from Pulau Ubin.
These murmurations lasted till late dusk when they would descent and roost among the tall mangroves there. Unfortunately I was so engrossed watching the display that I forgot to video this spectacle. Primary tabs View active tab Devel. White-faced Skops Owl 1. They would have short periodic rest and the ritual could go on for an hour. Bockheim G, Congdon S The sturnidae husbandary manual and resource guide. Great Indian Hornbill 1.