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Chestnut-cheeked Starling Agropsar philippensis   - Female at nest hole
Chestnut-cheeked Starling
Photographer : © Stuart Price
Location :Onuma Quasi-National Park, Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan
Date : 9 June 2008
English synonyms:Red-cheeked Starling, Red-cheeked Myna, Violet-backed Starling, Violet-backed Starlet
Bird Family :Sturnini - Starlings & Mynas
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Strangely this female bird was rearing a Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major chick.