Bali Starling

Leucopsar rothschildi

The Bali Starling is also known as the Rothschild’s Mynah.

This rare white member of the starling family was first discovered in 1912 by Dr.E.Stressemann and was named after Baron Rothschild, a zoologist and author

There are 28 collections with this species in the UK and all are part of an internationally co-ordinated captive breeding programme.

Distribution: Island of Bali, Indonesia.

Diet: Fruit and insects.

Status in the wild: Critical. IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources).

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