Scientific Name: Spodiopsar sericeus
Malay Name: Perling Paruh Merah
Chinese Name: 丝光椋鸟
Range: Breeding Range: (OR) s, se China.
Identification: Medium-sized starling with red bill, sometimes tipped black. Males have a white head, greyish body. Females are brownish. Both sexes have black wings, with white wing patches; black tails; yellowish legs.
Habitat: Gardens, parks, fields and scrub.
Local Status: Vagrant
Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2018)
Migrant bar chart (see more bar charts):
Red-billed Starling Spodiopsar sericeus Average number of individuals by week based on Singapore Bird Database data, Jul 2013 to Jun 2023 (all records)
BirdLife International. (2018). Spodiopsar sericeus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22710867A132091096.en. Accessed on 1 January 2023
Bird Society of Singapore. (n.d.). Red-billed Starling. Retrieved on December 1, 2023 from https://singaporebirds.com/species/red-billed-starling.