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Daurian Starling/Purple-backed Starling Agropsar sturninus   - Foraging
Daurian Starling/Purple-backed Starling
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Malim Nawar, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 20 December 2016
English synonyms:Daurian Myna, Daurian Starlet, Purple-backed Myna
Bird Family :Sturnini - Starlings & Mynas
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Significant numbers seen in the early morning in flocks of 75-150 at this wetlands site. Mostly foraging in trees with lots of foliage and feeding on insects (including spiders) and caterpillars. Many young birds present.
- Amar
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