Species of Thailand
Saroglossa spilopterus, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1831
(In Thai: นกกิ้งโครงปีกลายจุด)
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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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Rare winter visitor
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor
- Saroglossa spilopterus
- Thai: นกกิ้งโครงปีกลายจุด