Who says black is THE color for your head? White is just as stylish! A Blyth’s Starling (also called the Malabar Starling) in a pensive mood. Here is something I learnt from the net about this bird: Previously known as the southern race of Chestnut-tailed Starling, this is now a separate species – Blyth’s Starling (Sturnia blythii) . Clicked at Kalamassery, Ernakulam.