Binomial name: Agropsar sturninus, Peter Simon Pallas, 1776
The Daurian starling (Agropsar sturninus), also known as the purple-backed starling, is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is sometimes included in the genus Sturnus or Sturnia. It is found in Cambodia, China, Christmas Island, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and Yemen. Its natural habitats are boreal forests and temperate forests.
Distinguished from previous species by its dark mantle and crown and narrow wing bar.
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Passeriformes Family Sturnidae Genus Agropsar Species Agropsar sturninus
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Bang Pu Recreation Centre Bangkok Province Bueng Boraped Non-Hunting Area Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai Hat Yai District, Songkhla Kabin Buri District, Prachinburi Kaeng Krachan National Park Kamphaeng Saen District, Nakhon Pathom Kapong District, Phang Nga Khao Dinsor (Chumphon Raptor Center) Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park Khao Yoi District, Phetchaburi Khlong Hoi Khong District, Songkhla Klaeng District, Rayong Ko Tao Laem Pak Bia Mueang Chumphon District, Chumphon Mueang Khon Kaen District, Khon Kaen Mueang Krabi District, Krabi Mueang Pattani District, Pattani Mueang Phang Nga District, Phang Nga Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi Mueang Phitsanulok District, Phitsanulok Mueang Samut Sakhon District, Samut Sakhon Mueang Suphanburi District, Suphan Buri Mueang Surat Thani District, Surat Thani Mueang Tak District, Tak Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area Nong Yai Area Development Project Under Royal Init Pathio District, Chumphon Samut Prakan Province Similan Islands Tha Sala District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Thalang District, Phuket Wat Phai Lom & Wat Ampu Wararam Non-Hunting Area Range map of Agropsar sturninus in Thailand
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