Micronesian starling

Micronesian starling

Micronesian starling

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Aplonis opaca

The Micronesian starling (Aplonis opaca ) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is found in Micronesia, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Palau. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest.

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Micronesian starlings consume fruit, seeds, the occasional insect and the eggs of seabirds. They are bold around humans and will follow humans in seabird colonies to take the eggs of seabirds flushed by them.

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References

1. Micronesian starling Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micronesian_starling
2. Micronesian starling on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22710519/94249379

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