Black-collared starling

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Black-collared starling
A bird in Shenzhen.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae
Genus: Gracupica
Species: G. nigricollis
Binomial name
Gracupica nigricollis
(Paykull, 1807)
Synonyms

Sturnus nigricollis

The black-collared starling (Gracupica nigricollis) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

In Thailand the collared starling is sometimes kept in captivity and taught to speak.

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