Do you struggling to have a faithful relationship? Then you should learn from Bali Starling about how to be loyal to their spouse.

Bali Starling Origins

Also known as Jalak Bali by locals, they restricted only in the island of Bali and its offshore islands Indonesia. The male Bali starlings have a longer crest than the female. In general they have medium size, weigh about 75 – 100 gram with 21 – 25 cm body length. It is almost wholly white with a long, drooping crest, black wing-tips and tail tip. It has a yellow bill with blue bare skin around the eyes and legs. They considered as omnivore. They eat insects and nectar from flowers.

Bali Starling at Bali safari Park

Bali Starling loyal to only one spouse

Bali Starling (Jalak Bali) are monogamy which means they only have one partner in all their life. Male Bali Starling will nodding while chirping to attract female. The male then will approach the female and then its crest will open out. If the female interested, it will also nodding to the male.

Their breeding season is on the rainy season of Bali, which takes place between September-December. Beside loyal to their spouse, they also take care of their babies cohesively. The Bali Starling will fly in pairs while looking for food. Both males and females will bring food to the nest for chicks after hatching. The female can laying and incubating 2-3 eggs, with 12-15 incubation periods

Bali Starling mating


Critically Endangered

Since 1994, in the wild Bali Starling have a Critically Endangered status and close to extinction. It is cause due to deforestation, poaching and illegal trading.

Hence, Bali Safari Park has taken the initiative and has successfully rehabilitated the starling under a conservation program. Now it’s estimated there are approximately about more than 200 individuals remain in the world. Click here for more info!