Malabar starling (blythii)
This was very tough to catch i had to hide again in the grass..
Malabar starlings(blythii) are different from Chestnut-tailed starlings(malabaricus) with white head and grey head respectively.. While genetically they are 0.2 to 0.8% different from each other..
Happily sharing its highkey image :) .. . .
The Malabar starling is a species of starling found in southwest India. It was previously considered a subspecies of the chestnut-tailed starling.