Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss arising from the deriving force of human overpopulation.
The rusty-winged starling was described by the French zoologists Jean Quoy and Joseph Gaimard in 1832 from a specimen that they erroneously believed had been obtained from Tasman Bay / Te Tai-o-Aorere in New Zealand. They coined the binomial name, Lamprotornis zelandicus. The rusty-winged starling does not occur in New Zealand and the type locality is now designated as Vanikoro in the Solomon Islands.Show Less
Terrestrial animals are animals that live predominantly or entirely on land (e.g., cats, ants, snails), as compared with aquatic animals, which liv...
Oviparous animals are female animals that lay their eggs, with little or no other embryonic development within the mother. This is the reproductive...
NoNot a migrant
Animals that do not make seasonal movements and stay in their native home ranges all year round are called not migrants or residents.