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Juvenile Starling - China (1 Viewer)


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I only have these three poor pictures shot through the front window of the car hence the not very sharp photos.

This could be a juvenile Daurian or Rosy Starling imo. I lean more towards Rosy Starling, but these pictures do not quite match any of my images in the field guides for both species. Or am I overlooking another starling species?

Photo taken in Qinghai high up on the plateau at about 4300m, 150km west of Qumalai.

Thanks for any help!




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Looks good for juv Rosy Starling. I have seen this in both Qinghai and NW Sichuan although it is scarce in both.

cheers, alan

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