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Metallic Starling

Aplonis metallica (Temminck, 1824)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Marc Anderson 2018-08-29 Cook's Hut Camping Area, Iron Range National Park, Queensland, Cook (Australia) (40 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

436582
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Marc Anderson 2017-01-17 Cow Bay, Douglas Shire, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (50 m) call - [sono] 352618
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Marc Anderson 2020-01-21 Bramston Beach, Cairns Regional, Queensland, Cairns - Pt B (Australia) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

526162
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Marc Anderson 2020-01-21 Bramston Beach, Cairns Regional, Queensland, Cairns - Pt B (Australia) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

526163
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica Marc Anderson 2017-01-18 Cow Bay, Douglas Shire, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (50 m) call - [also] [sono] 352415
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica nitida Frank Lambert 2015-09-09 Near Gizo, Ghizo, Western Province, New Georgia Group, Western Province, Gizo (Solomon Islands) (20 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

404066
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica Patrik Åberg 15-07-2009 Nimbokrang, Papua, New Guinea, Papua Province (Indonesia) (? m) call (A) - Breeding colony 40385
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Marc Anderson 2020-01-21 Bramston Beach, Cairns Regional, Queensland, Cairns - Pt B (Australia) (0 m) call -

Calls from a colony at nesting tree

bird-seen:yes

526160
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica Patrik Åberg 2015-01-02 South Wasile, East Halmahera, North Maluku, Halmahera (Indonesia) (50 m) call -

Calls from a colony.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

216781
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Marc Anderson 2019-08-18 near Malagufuk, Klasow Valley, Sorong, Papua Barat, West Papua Province (Indonesia) (100 m) call -

Colony in tree

bird-seen:yes

498152
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica Patrik Åberg 2015-01-06 Lolobata National Park, Binagara Halmahera, Halmahera (Indonesia) (190 m) call -

Calls from a flock with adult and juvenile.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

216332
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Iain Woxvold 2013-02-10 Tabubil, Western Province, Western (Papua New Guinea) (430 m) Call -

A few juveniles in trees at the edge of Tabubil golf course. I didn't see the bird that was calling.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

561210
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica Ross Gallardy 2017-07-17 Obi, South Halmahera Regency, North Maluku, Obi Island (Indonesia) (40 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

412324
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Marc Anderson 2020-01-21 Russell River NP, Queensland, Cairns - Pt B (Australia) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:no

529168
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica Mike Nelson 2013-09-16 Central Weda, Central Halmahera, North Maluku, Halmahera (Indonesia) (200 m) call -

Several birds moving through a palm grove

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

151702
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica Marc Anderson 2013-11-04 Daintree National Park (near Kimberley), Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (160 m) flight call -

bird-seen:no

348701
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica Patrik Åberg 2015-01-06 Lolobata National Park, Binagara Halmahera, Halmahera (Indonesia) (190 m) call -

Calls from a flock with adult and juvenile.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

216334
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica Fernand Deroussen 2011-11-08 Kingfisher Park, Julatten Atherton Tableland Qld, Queensland (Australia) (420 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

158625
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Andrew Spencer 08-07-2009 Nimbokrang, Papua, New Guinea, Papua Province (Indonesia) (150 m) calls (A) - from a large colony 62615
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Marc Anderson 2017-01-17 Cow Bay, Douglas Shire, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (50 m) call - [sono] 352617
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Bas van Balen 2002-04-09 East Levee, Freeport, Papua, Papua Province (Indonesia) (? m) song -

playback-used:no

140316
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica Bas van Balen 2010-11-01 Agats, Papua, Papua Province (Indonesia) (? m) song -

playback-used:no

141232
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica metallica John V. Moore 1996-08-02 Vanapa River area, Central Province, Central (Papua New Guinea) (30 m) call -

Reference: NG1: 25:15-26:20

playback-used:no

279270
xeno-canto.org
Metallic Starling - Aplonis metallica nitida Phil Gregory 2014-09-19 Guadalcanal (near Honiara), Capital Territory, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) (60 m) call, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

607690
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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