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New Caledonian Starling, Aplonis striata, AV8378

Physical Description

Two-perch mount with two birds on it. This specimen is the male bird, mounted in a standing position sideways on the upper perch. Body is leaning forward so that it is almost horizontal, with head lower and tail higher.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 250 x 110 x 220mm

Sex

Male

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