Tag: Rose-Coloured Starling

Biometrics and sex identification of the Rose-Coloured Starling Sturnus roseus

Rose-coloured Starling (Pastor roseus) Science Article 1 abstract Biometric and plumage data on breeding Rose-coloured Starlings Sturnus roseus showed that the species is partially sexually dimorphic in size and plumage colour. Both sexes develop a brood patch, although it is most frequently found in females. Although males are generally more intensely coloured than females, there […]

Rose-coloured Starling (Pastor roseus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Sturnidae | [latin] Pastor roseus | [UK] Rose-coloured Starling | [FR] Martin roselin | [DE] Rosenstar | [ES] Estornino rosado | [NL] Roze Spreeuw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Medium-sized, rather short-billed crested starling with pale orange-pink legs. Adult in worn plumage […]