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Aplonis panayensis (Asian Glossy Starling)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. There is also a huge number of this species inhabiting towns and cities, where they take refuge in abandoned buildings and trees.
View Wikipedia Record: Aplonis panayensis

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  56 grams
Clutch Size [2]  4

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Andaman Islands rain forests India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo lowland rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo montane rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo peat swamp forests Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Java-Bali montane rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Java-Bali rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Greater Negros-Panay rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Luzon rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mentawai Islands rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Mindanao-Eastern Visayas rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mindoro rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Nicobar Islands rain forests India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Palawan rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian montane rain forests Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian peat swamp forests Malaysia, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southwest Borneo freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sulawesi lowland rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sulu Archipelago rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran lowland rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran montane rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran peat swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sundaland heath forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Java montane rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Java rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Ao Phang Nga National Park Marine National Park II 103730 Thailand
Bako National Park II 9035 Sarawak, Malaysia  
Berbak National Park II 423927 Sumatra, Indonesia
Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park II 770291 Sulawesi, Indonesia  
Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park II 836773 Sumatra, Indonesia  
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve II 411 Singapore
Bunaken Manado Tua Marine National Park II 241403 Indonesia  
Cibodas Biosphere Reserve (Gunung Gede-Pangrango) 142165 Java, Indonesia      
Gunung Gading National Park II 10840 Sarawak, Malaysia
Gunung Leuser National Park II 2203368 Sumatra, Indonesia
Gunung Palung National Park II 271203 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Hat Nopharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park Marine National Park II 98578 Thailand
Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary IV 309428 Thailand  
Khao Lam Pi - Hat Thai Muang National Marine Park II 17646 Thailand
Khao Phanom Bencha National Park II 12840 Thailand
Khao Pra Bang Kram Wildlife Sanctuary IV 30009 Thailand  
Khao Pu - Khao Ya National Park II 176398 Thailand
Khao Sok National Park II 159284 Thailand
Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary IV 243425 Thailand  
Lore Lindu National Park II 577959 Sulawesi, Indonesia  
Mu Ko Lanta National Park Marine National Park II 33637 Thailand
Mu Ko Libong Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area   Thailand        
Mu Ko Similan Marine National Park II 31245 Thailand    
Mu Ko Surin National Park Marine National Park II 39278 Thailand    
Nong Thung Thong Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area   Thailand        
Palawan Biosphere Reserve 2843689 Philippines  
Pasoh Virgin Jungle Reserve Ia   Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve Nature Reserve IV 325 Singapore  
Tanjung Puting National Park II 987160 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Tarutao National Park Marine National Park II 312077 Thailand  
Thale Noi Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area III   Thailand  
Thaleban National Park Marine National Park II 49715 Thailand
Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary IV 45094 Thailand  
Ujung Kulon National Park II 313466 Java, Indonesia    
Way Kambas National Park II 306926 Sumatra, Indonesia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Philippines Philippines No
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand No
Wallacea East Timor, Indonesia No

Prey / Diet

Ficus thonningii (Chinese banyan)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acridotheres cristatellus (Crested Myna)1
Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna)1
Alcippe poioicephala (Brown-cheeked Fulvetta)1
Alophoixus bres (Grey-cheeked Bulbul)1
Alophoixus finschii (Finsch's Bulbul)1
Alophoixus pallidus (Puff-throated Bulbul)1
Alophoixus phaeocephalus (Yellow-bellied Bulbul)1
Anthracoceros albirostris (Oriental Pied Hornbill)1
Anthreptes malacensis (Brown-throated Sunbird)1
Buceros bicornis (Great Hornbill)1
Cacatua sulphurea (Yellow-crested Cockatoo)1
Callosciurus erythraeus (Pallas's squirrel)1
Caloramphus fuliginosus (Brown Barbet)1
Calyptomena viridis (Green Broadbill)1
Charmosyna placentis (Red-flanked Lorikeet)1
Chloropsis aurifrons (Golden-fronted Leafbird)1
Chloropsis cochinchinensis (Blue-winged Leafbird)1
Chloropsis cyanopogon (Lesser Green Leafbird)1
Chloropsis sonnerati (Greater Green Leafbird)1
Columba livia (Rock Pigeon)1
Columba vitiensis (Metallic Pigeon)1
Copsychus saularis (Oriental Magpie-Robin)1
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike)1
Corvus macrorhynchos (Large-billed Crow)1
Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos (Black-and-red Broadbill)1
Cynopterus sphinx (greater short-nosed fruit bat)1
Dicaeum agile (Thick-billed Flowerpecker)1
Dicaeum chrysorrheum (Yellow-vented Flowerpecker)1
Dicaeum cruentatum (Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker)1
Dicaeum trigonostigma (Orange-bellied Flowerpecker)1
Dicrurus hottentottus (Hair-crested Drongo)1
Dicrurus paradiseus (Greater Racket-tailed Drongo)1
Dinopium benghalense (Lesser Goldenback)1
Dobsonia minor (lesser naked-backed fruit bat)1
Dobsonia moluccensis (Moluccan naked-backed fruit bat)1
Ducula bicolor (Pied Imperial Pigeon)1
Ducula whartoni (Christmas Imperial Pigeon)1
Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)1
Eurylaimus javanicus (Banded Broadbill)1
Eurylaimus ochromalus (Black-and-yellow Broadbill)1
Garrulax perspicillatus (Masked Laughingthrush)1
Gymnophaps albertisii (Papuan Mountain Pigeon)1
Hemixos flavala (Ashy Bulbul)1
Iole olivacea (Buff-vented Bulbul)1
Iole propinqua (Grey-eyed Bulbul)1
Irena puella (Asian Fairy-bluebird)1
Ixos malaccensis (Streaked Bulbul)1
Lalage atrovirens (Black-browed Triller)1
Loriculus galgulus (Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot)1
Loriculus vernalis (Vernal Hanging Parrot)1
Macroglossus minimus (lesser long-tongued fruit bat)1
Macropygia unchall (Barred Cuckoo-Dove)1
Megalaima australis (Blue-eared Barbet)1
Megalaima chrysopogon (Golden-whiskered Barbet)1
Megalaima faiostricta (Green-eared Barbet)1
Megalaima haemacephala (Coppersmith Barbet)1
Megalaima henricii (Yellow-crowned Barbet)1
Megalaima lineata (Lineated Barbet)1
Megalaima mystacophanos (Red-throated Barbet)1
Megalaima oorti (Black-browed Barbet)1
Megalaima rafflesii (Red-crowned Barbet)1
Megalaima zeylanica (Brown-headed Barbet)1
Meiglyptes tristis (Buff-rumped Woodpecker)1
Nyctimene albiventer (common tube-nosed fruit bat)1
Oriolus xanthornus (Black-hooded Oriole)1
Parus major (Great Tit)1
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow)1
Passer montanus (Eurasian Tree Sparrow)1
Phalanger orientalis (Northern Common Cuscus)1
Philemon buceroides (Helmeted Friarbird)1
Pica pica (Eurasian Magpie)1
Pongo pygmaeus (orangutan)1
Prionochilus percussus (Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker)1
Prionochilus thoracicus (Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker)1
Psittacula eupatria (Alexandrine Parakeet)1
Psittacula krameri (Rose-ringed Parakeet)1
Psittacula longicauda (Long-tailed Parakeet)1
Psittinus cyanurus (Blue-rumped Parrot)1
Pteropus dasymallus (Ryukyu flying fox)1
Pteropus giganteus (Indian flying fox)1
Pycnonotus atriceps (Black-headed Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus aurigaster (Sooty-headed Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus cafer (Red-vented Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus cyaniventris (Grey-bellied Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus erythropthalmos (Spectacled Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus eutilotus (Puff-backed Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus finlaysoni (Stripe-throated Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus goiavier (Yellow-vented Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus jocosus (Red-whiskered Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus melanicterus (Black-crested Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus plumosus (Olive-winged Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus simplex (Cream-vented Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus sinensis (Light-vented Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus squamatus (Scaly-breasted Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus zeylanicus (Straw-headed Bulbul)1
Ratufa bicolor (black giant squirrel)1
Rhyticeros plicatus (Papuan Hornbill)1
Rousettus amplexicaudatus (Geoffroy's rousette)1
Scythrops novaehollandiae (Channel-billed Cuckoo)1
Sphecotheres viridis (Green Figbird)1

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Birdland Park & Gardens
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Chessington World of Adventures, Ltd.
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Minnesota Zoological Garden
North of England Zoological Society
Paradise Wildlife Park
Parque De La Naturaleza Selwo (GRPR)
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 17-Oct-2001, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Rand, LA & Rabor, DS (1960) Birds of the Philippine islands: Siquijor, Mount Malindang, Bohol, and Samar. Fieldiana: Zoology, 35, 221–441 2Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303 3"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011