Daurian Starling or Purple-backed Starling

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StarlingD [AmarSingh]

“Significant numbers of Daurian Starling/Purple-backed Starling (Agropsar sturninus) seen in the early morning in flocks of 75-150.

StarlingD [AmarSingh]

“Mostly foraging in trees with lots of foliage and …

StarlingD [AmarSingh]

“…feeding on insects (including spiders) and caterpillars.

StarlingD [AmarSingh]

“Many young birds present.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
20th December 2016

Location: Malim Nawar, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Ex-mining pools, fish farming, wetlands

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