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Jalak Bali

Jalak Bali (Bali Starling), one of the bird species that are not foreign to our ears. This bird is no more than 25 cm, pure white fur with the tip of the tail and wings black. The blue color around the eyes and feet make it pretty, though Bali starlings attracted many wonderful people because of the booms. Bali Starling is endemic because animals can only be found in Bali. However, the success of captive breeding makes Bali starlings can now be found everywhere: Europe, Japan, Java, even though they live in a cage.
Bali Starling
In its original habitat, Bali starlings are very prone to hunt so that the population estimated to live a dozen. In addition, the environmental damage that still exists in West Bali National Park also inhibit the growth of these bird populations. Not surprisingly, a recent survey conducted in early 2005 found only five male starlings bali in nature. (more…)