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Tanimbar starling

The Tanimbar starling (Aplonis crassa) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is endemic to Indonesia.

Tanimbar starling
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae
Genus: Aplonis
A. crassa
Binomial name
Aplonis crassa
(PL Sclater, 1883)

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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