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Starlings, Coletos and Mynas

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Common Starling (male)

Scientific name - Sturnus vulgaris

Note - not recorded as a Philippine species in the Kennedy Guide, could be a new country record

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]
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Common Starling (male)

Scientific name - Sturnus vulgaris

Note - not recorded as a Philippine species in the Kennedy Guide, could be a new country record

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]

Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis, sub-adult)

Habitat - Lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities. 

Shooting info - Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, August 20, 2012, Canon 7D + 400 2.8 IS + Canon 2x TC II, 
800 mm, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/320 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light, uncropped full frame.
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Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis, sub-adult)

Habitat - Lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities.

Shooting info - Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, August 20, 2012, Canon 7D + 400 2.8 IS + Canon 2x TC II,
800 mm, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/320 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light, uncropped full frame.

Asian Glossy Starling 

Scientific name - Aplonis panayensis 

Habitat - Lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities. 

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]
IMG_6745-800x600.jpg

Asian Glossy Starling

Scientific name - Aplonis panayensis

Habitat - Lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]

Asian Glossy Starling 
(Adults) 

Scientific name - Aplonis panayensis 

Habitat - Common in the lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities.
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Asian Glossy Starling
(Adults)

Scientific name - Aplonis panayensis

Habitat - Common in the lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities.

Asian Glossy Starling 
(Immature) 

Scientific name - Aplonis panayensis 

Habitat - Common in the lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities.
IMG_5512.JPG

Asian Glossy Starling
(Immature)

Scientific name - Aplonis panayensis

Habitat - Common in the lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities.

Asian Glossy Starling
(Immature)

Scientific name - Aplonis panayensis 

Habitat - Common in the lowlands from second growth  to downtown in cities.
IMG_6551.jpg

Asian Glossy Starling
(Immature)

Scientific name - Aplonis panayensis

Habitat - Common in the lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities.

Asian Glossy Starling 
(Adult) 

Scientific name - Aplonis panayensis 

Habitat - Common in the lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities.
IMG_5556.JPG

Asian Glossy Starling
(Adult)

Scientific name - Aplonis panayensis

Habitat - Common in the lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities.

White-shouldered Starling (male)

Scientific name - Sturnus sinensis

Habitat - Rare, only 6 records all pre-1911, in open country. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]
IMG_7263-800x600.jpg

White-shouldered Starling (male)

Scientific name - Sturnus sinensis

Habitat - Rare, only 6 records all pre-1911, in open country.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]

Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Male) 

Scientific name - Sturnus philippensis 

Habitat - Uncommon in open and cultivated areas, even in residential areas. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, Manfrotto 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_2935-1000x750.jpg

Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Male)

Scientific name - Sturnus philippensis

Habitat - Uncommon in open and cultivated areas, even in residential areas.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, Manfrotto 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Male) 

Scientific name - Sturnus philippensis 

Habitat - Uncommon in open and cultivated areas, even in residential areas. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, Manfrotto 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_2856-800x600.jpg

Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Male)

Scientific name - Sturnus philippensis

Habitat - Uncommon in open and cultivated areas, even in residential areas.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, Manfrotto 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Male) 

Scientific name - Sturnus philippensis 

Habitat - Uncommon in open and cultivated areas, even in residential areas. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, Manfrotto 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_2790-800x600.jpg

Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Male)

Scientific name - Sturnus philippensis

Habitat - Uncommon in open and cultivated areas, even in residential areas.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, Manfrotto 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Male)

Scientific name - Sturnus philippensis

Habitat - Uncommon in open and cultivated areas, even in residential areas. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, Manfrotto 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_2909-800x600.jpg

Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Male)

Scientific name - Sturnus philippensis

Habitat - Uncommon in open and cultivated areas, even in residential areas.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, Manfrotto 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Male) 

Scientific name - Sturnus philippensis 

Habitat - Uncommon in open and cultivated areas, even in residential areas. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, Manfrotto 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_2755-800x600.jpg

Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Male)

Scientific name - Sturnus philippensis

Habitat - Uncommon in open and cultivated areas, even in residential areas.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, Manfrotto 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, tripod/gimbal head]
IMG_4979-720x540.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Forest, forest edge and clearings.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, tripod/gimbal head]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, tripod/gimbal head]
IMG_4982-800x600.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Forest, forest edge and clearings.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, tripod/gimbal head]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[350D + Sigmonster]
IMG_6141-800x600.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[350D + Sigmonster]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_9703-800x400.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
RMOraw-IMG_9785-02.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
RMOraw-IMG_9752-02.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
RMOraw-IMG_9705-03.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_0543-640x640.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[350D + Sigma 300-800 DG + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1120 mm at f/13]
IMG_1198.JPG

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[350D + Sigma 300-800 DG + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1120 mm at f/13]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, on tripod]
IMG_0920.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, on tripod]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.
IMG_0041.JPG

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

Coleto 
(a near Philippine Endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.
IMG_8404.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine Endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm]
IMG_8731.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm]

Coleto

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.
Coleto

Coleto

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

Coleto

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.
IMG_6424.jpg

Coleto

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

Coleto

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.
IMG_6428.jpg

Coleto

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, on tripod]
IMG_9343.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, on tripod]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, on tripod]
IMG_9463.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, on tripod]

Coleto 
(a near Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus 

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings. 

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, on tripod]
IMG_9461.jpg

Coleto
(a near Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sarcops calvus

Habitat - Common in forest, forest edge and clearings.

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, on tripod]

Crested_Myna-IMG_6804.jpg
Crested_Myna-IMG_6804.jpg
Crested Myna

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus 

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, hand held]
IMG_0894.jpg

Crested Myna

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, hand held]

Crested Mynah 

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus 

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.
IMG_0628.jpg

Crested Mynah

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

Crested Mynah 

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus 

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.
IMG_0633.jpg

Crested Mynah

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

Crested Myna

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus 

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, hand held]
IMG_0891.jpg

Crested Myna

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, hand held]

Crested Myna 

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus 

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land. 

[350D + 400 5.6L, hand held]
IMG_2837.jpg

Crested Myna

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

[350D + 400 5.6L, hand held]

Crested Myna 

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus 

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land. 

[350D + 400 5.6L, hand held]
IMG_2807.jpg

Crested Myna

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

[350D + 400 5.6L, hand held]

Crested Myna 

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus 

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land. 

[350D + 100-400 L IS, hand held]
IMG_6540-800x600.jpg

Crested Myna

Scientific name: Acridotheres cristatellus

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

[350D + 100-400 L IS, hand held]

Crested Myna (Acridotheres cristatellus, resident) 

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land. 

Shooting info - San Juan, La Union, April 28, 2013, 1D MIV + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC II, 
700 mm, f/6.3, ISO 800, 1/1600 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light.
RMO_1823-1200x800.jpg

Crested Myna (Acridotheres cristatellus, resident)

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

Shooting info - San Juan, La Union, April 28, 2013, 1D MIV + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC II,
700 mm, f/6.3, ISO 800, 1/1600 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light.

Crested Myna (Acridotheres cristatellus, resident)

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land. 

Shooting info - San Juan, La Union, April 27, 2013, 1D MIV + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC II, 
700 mm, f/7.1, ISO 800, 1/1600 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light.
RMO_1560-1200x800.jpg

Crested Myna (Acridotheres cristatellus, resident)

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

Shooting info - San Juan, La Union, April 27, 2013, 1D MIV + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC II,
700 mm, f/7.1, ISO 800, 1/1600 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light.

Crested Myna (Acridotheres cristatellus, resident) 

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land. 

Shooting info - San Juan, La Union, April 27, 2013, 1D MIV + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC II, 700 mm, f/7.1, ISO 400, 1/1600 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light.
RMO_1480-1200x800.jpg

Crested Myna (Acridotheres cristatellus, resident)

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

Shooting info - San Juan, La Union, April 27, 2013, 1D MIV + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC II, 700 mm, f/7.1, ISO 400, 1/1600 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light.

Crested Myna (Acridotheres cristatellus, resident) 

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land. 

Shooting info - San Juan, La Union, April 28, 2013, 1D MIV + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC II, 
700 mm, f/6.3, ISO 800, 1/1600 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light.
RMO_1807-1200x800.jpg

Crested Myna (Acridotheres cristatellus, resident)

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

Shooting info - San Juan, La Union, April 28, 2013, 1D MIV + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC II,
700 mm, f/6.3, ISO 800, 1/1600 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light.

White-vented Myna

Scientific name: Acridotheres javanicus

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land. 

[20D + 100-400 L IS, hand held]
IMG_9021-800x600.jpg

White-vented Myna

Scientific name: Acridotheres javanicus

Habitat: Open country and agricultural land.

[20D + 100-400 L IS, hand held]