Species of Thailand
Agropsar philippensis, Raymond Robert Forster, 1781
(In Thai: นกกิ้งโครงแกลบแก้มสีน้ำตาลแดง)
The chestnut-cheeked starling (Agropsar philippensis) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It breeds in Japan and the Russian islands of Sakhalin and Kuriles; it winters in Taiwan, the Philippines and northern Borneo.
The chestnut-cheeked starling was previously placed in the genus Sturnus. It was moved to the resurrected genus Agropsar based on the results of two molecular phylogenetic studies that were published in 2008.
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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Accidental
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor
- Agropsar philippensis
- Thai: นกกิ้งโครงแกลบแก้มสีน้ำตาลแดง