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Chestnut-cheeked starling

Binomial name: Agropsar philippensis, Raymond Robert Forster, 1781

The Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Agropsar philippensis) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is sometimes placed in the genus Sturnia or Sturnus.

It is found in Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, and Taiwan.

Its natural habitat is temperate forests.

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Scientific classification

Agropsar philippensis

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Chestnut-cheeked starling, Agropsar philippensis in Thailand
  • Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai
  • Laem Pak Bia
  • Mueang Chumphon District, Chumphon
  • Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi
  • Thalang District, Phuket

Range map of Agropsar philippensis in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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