Bali Myna Leucopsar rothschildi


Begawan Foundation. 2014. Begawan Foundation Plans Three Bali Starling Releases at Sibang, Bali in 2014. Begawan Foundation.

Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., ?ekercio?lu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486.

Collar, N.J.; Gardner, L.; Jeggo, D.F.; Marcordes, B.; Owen, A.; Pagel, T.; Vaidl, A.; Wilkinson, R.; Wirth, R. 2012. Conservation breeding and the most threatened birds in Asia. BirdingASIA 18: 50-57.

Craig, A., Feare, C. J., and Sharpe, C. J. 2020. Bali Myna (Leucopsar rothschildi), version 1.0. In: J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana (eds), Birds of the World, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Halaouate, M. 2015. The Audit on Nusa Penida from 22 to 24 February 2015. Begawan Foundation.

IUCN. 2021. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-3. Available at: (Accessed: 09 December 2021).

Jepson, P.R. 2016. Saving a species threatened by trade: A network study of Bali starling Leucopsar rothschildi conservation. Oryx 50(3): 480-488.

Marsden, S. 2017. Asian Songbird Crisis Meeting and the ‘birders' graveyard’. Available at: (Accessed: 07/06/2018).

Nijman, V., Sari, S. L., Siriwat, P., Sigaud, M., and Nekaris, L. A-I. 2017. Records of four Critically Endangered songbirds in the markets of Java suggest domestic trade is a major impediment to their conservation. BirdingASIA 27: 20-25.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Asian Songbird Trade Specialist Group

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Leucopsar rothschildi. Downloaded from on 30/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 30/06/2022.