Grosbeak Starling


 Grosbeak Starling
Habitat

These birds are native to tropical lowlands and sometimes wetlands on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Wild Diet

They eat fruit, insects and grain.

Behaviour

Grosbeak starlings are highly vocal, at their colonies and in feeding flocks.

Breeding

This species nests in colonies, which frequently contain hundreds of pairs. Its nests are formed in rotting or dying tree trunks.

Conservation

They currently have a stable population but do face the threats of habitat loss and encroachment by humans.

 Grosbeak Starling

INFORMATION

  • Latin Name: Scissirostrum dubium
  • Class: Birds
  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Sturnidae
  • Conservation Status: Least Concern
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