Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis

Asian Glossy Starling
Asian Glossy Starling adult
Asian Glossy Starling
The Asian Glossy Starling is native to Southeast Asia. The adult has dark green iridescent plumage and red eyes similar to its Australian relative the Metallic Starling.
Asian Glossy Starling
Asian Glossy Starling
Asian Glossy Starling
The juveniles are very different, with light, streaked undersides and greyish green topsides. Their eyes are red with a white ring.
Asian Glossy Starling
Asian Glossy Starling
Asian Glossy Starling
Juvenile with red and white irises, streaked underside and greenish topside.
Asian Glossy Starling
Asian Glossy Starling
Asian Glossy Starling
Older juveniles on the turn to adult plumage -- the grey head is the last to turn.
Asian Glossy Starling
Asian Glossy Starling
Asian Glossy Starling
Like many starlings, they are gregarious and noisy birds.