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Brahminy Starling Sturnia pagodarum   - Male
Brahminy Starling
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :GMERS Medical College campus, Dharpur, Patan, Gujarat, India
Date : 5 June 2017
English synonyms:Brahminy Myna, Brahminy Mynah, Black-headed Myna, Black-headed Starling
Bird Family :Sturnini - Starlings & Mynas
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This summer vacation again the Indian Robin made nest in our vehicle Mahindra Thar. Pair was regularly feeding the chicks. One morning a fledgling came out from the nest. House Crow spotted the fledgling, kill it. Than after House Crow, Brahminy Starling and Common Myna fight over remnant of the fledgling.- VP & PM
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to South Asia.
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