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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Chestnut-cheeked starling

Binomial name: Agropsar philippensis, Raymond Robert Forster, 1781

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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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Sturnidae
Genus
Agropsar
Species
Agropsar philippensis

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

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