Leucopsar rothschildi (Bali Starling Bird)

Bali Starling Bird Description: at first glance looks similar to a bird starling bird starling White and Suren, Bali Starling Bird has special characteristics, which have a white fur all over his body except at the tip of the tail and wings are black. Bali starling bird eyes dark brown, the area around the eyelids are not hairy with dark blue, Bali Starling Bird has a beautiful crest, both sexes males and females, have a Bali Starling foot gray blue with 4 fingers (1 to 3 to the rear and front), part pointed with length 2-5 cm, with a distinctive form where at the top there is a flattened vertical elevation. Color gray beak with the tip blackish brownish yellow. Leucopsar rothschildi (Bali Starling Bird) is an animal rainforest.

Classification of Bali Starling Bird:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Fasseriformes
Family: Sturnidae
Genus: Leucospar
Species: Leucopsar rothschildi (Stressmann 1912)

Bali Starling Bird First reported its discovery by Dr.. Baron Stressmann a British ornithologist nationality on March 24, 1911. On the recommendation Stressmann, Dr. Baron Victor Von Plessenn conduct advanced research (1925) and found the spread of bird from Bali Starling Bubunan to widespread deployment Gilimanuk with an estimated 320 km2.

Bali Starling (Leucopsar rothschildi) with the local name of Bali Starling, Curik White, White Bali Starling is one of the animals that are endangered and endemic species that exist in Indonesia precisely in the island of Bali, with the broadest distribution between Bubunan Buleleng to Gilimanuk, but at this time limited to the West Bali National Park area exactly in the Cape Peninsula and the Great Dark Prapat Pahlengkong the habitat type of mangrove forest, beach forest, monsoon forest and savanna

Keyword:  Leucopsar rothschildi, Bali Starling Bird