Sturnia malabarica.

Key to Subspecies.
A. Lower plumage partly or all rufous.
a. Head grey or grey tinged with rufous.
a1. Winglet and primary-coverts black. S. m. malabarica, p. 39.
b1. Winglet and primary-coverts white, or with some white markings……S. m. nemoricola, p. 42.
b. Head all white………….S. m. blythii, p. 40.
B. Lower plumage all white, except under tail-coverts.
c. Rump pale grey, under tail-coverts pale rufous……….S. m. andamanensis, p.41.
d. Rump rufous, under tail-coverts chest¬nut rufous……….S. m. erythropygia, p. 41.
e. Rump pale grey, under tail-coverts chestnut rufous ……S. m. katchalensis, p. 42.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
Sturnia malabarica.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
38
M_ID: 
26823
M_CN: 
Chestnut-tailed Starling
M_SN: 
Sturnia malabarica
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3717

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