Vagrants of the Rose-coloured Starling in Sumy region. - V.M. Savostyan. - Berkut. 4 (1-2). 1995. P. 87.
Earlier this species was observed in Sumy region only twice: in 1963 and 1979. In 1995 starlings were recorded in Okhtyrka district (southern part of the region) in May (4 individuals) and in June (1). [Ukrainian].