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Chestnut Tailed Starling (Sturnia malabarica)
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Chestnut Tailed Starling (Sturnia malabarica) (Sturnia malabarica)

The chestnut-tailed starling or grey-headed starling or grey-headed myna (Sturnia malabarica) is a member of the starling family. It is a resident or partially migratory species found in wooded habitats in India and Southeast Asia. The species name is after the distribution of a former subspecies in the Malabar region. While the chestnut-tailed starling is a winter visitor to peninsular India,
Habitat
The chestnut-tailed starling's nest is typically found in open woodland and cultivation. The chestnut-tailed starling builds a nest in an old barbet or woodpecker hole in a tree-trunk, 3–12 m up. The normal clutch is 3-5 eggs, pale blue, unmarked
Location
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Date taken
Jan 2018
Scientific name
Sturnia malabarica
Equipment used
Nikon D5300, Sigma 150-600mm
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/200Sec, f/10, ISO-250
very nicely capture my friend...a great pose to catch him in...many thanks...
 

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Category
Asia, Australia & Pacific Islands
Added by
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Date added
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Comment count
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Image metadata

Device
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D5300
Aperture
ƒ/10
Focal length
600.0 mm
Exposure time
1/200
ISO
250
Filename
ChestnutTailedStarling1.jpg
File size
1.1 MB
Date taken
Sun, 14 January 2018 8:34 AM
Dimensions
2632px x 3203px

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