Genus STURNORNIS

Sturnornis Legge, B. of Ceylon, p. 679 (1879). Type, Sturnornis senex Temm.

The sole species representing this genus is very close to Sturnia but somewhat approaches the ground-feeding Mynas in its stouter bill and shorter, more rounded wing. It has a triangular patch of bare skin behind the eye. The sexes are alike.

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: 
Genus STURNORNIS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
46
M_ID: 
26832
M_SN: 
Sturnornis
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3728

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