Makira starling

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Makira starling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae
Genus: Aplonis
Species: A. dichroa
Binomial name
Aplonis dichroa
(Tristram, 1895)

The Makira starling (Aplonis dichroa), also known as the San Cristobal starling, is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Aplonis dichroa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.