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Species of Thailand

Spot-winged starling

Binomial name: Saroglossa spiloptera, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1831

The spot-winged starling (Saroglossa spilopterus) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It breeds in northern India and western Nepal; it winters in Northeast India, north-eastern Bangladesh and Myanmar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. This species was first bred in the UK by Mrs K.M. Scamell in 1969. A detailed account of the breeding can be found in the January/February 1970 edition of Foreign Birds, the journal of the Foreign Bird League.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Sturnidae
Genus
Saroglossa
Species
Saroglossa spiloptera

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Spot-winged starling, Saroglossa spiloptera in Thailand
Range map of Saroglossa spiloptera in Thailand