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Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling
Lamprotornis chalybaeus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1828
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Lamprotornis

Scientific:
  Lamprotornis chalybaeus

Citation:
  Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1828

Reference:
  Symb.Phys.Aves(1828) sig.y(1833) pl.10(1828)

Protonym:
  Lamprotornis chalybaeus

Avibase ID:
  7DDB347EDFED5A66

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560675

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis chalybaeus chalybaeus: Senegal to e Sudan
  • Lamprotornis chalybaeus cyaniventris: Eritrea and Ethiopia to w Kenya and e Uganda
  • Lamprotornis chalybaeus sycobius: SW Uganda to se Kenya, Tanzania, se Democratic Republic of the Congo and Mozambique
  • Lamprotornis chalybaeus nordmanni: S Angola to Zimbabwe, s Zambia, Botswana and South Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling
Czech:
  leskoptev kovová
German:
  Grünschwanz-Glanzstar
Danish:
  Blåøret Glansstær
Spanish:
  Estornino Orejiazul
Finnish:
  kyläloistokottarainen
French:
  Choucador à oreillons bleus
Icelandic:
  Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling
Italian:
  Storno splendente guanceblu maggiore
Japanese:
  seikimukudori
Japanese:
  セイキムクドリ
Dutch:
  Groenstaartglansspreeuw
Norwegian:
  Blåøreglansstær
Polish:
  blyszczak stalowy
Portuguese:
  Estorninho-grande-d'orelha-azul
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling
Russian:
  Длиннохвостый скворец
Slovak:
  liskavec kovový
Swedish:
  blåkindad glansstare
Chinese:
  蓝耳辉椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Choucador à oreillons bleus ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Choucador à oreillons bleus ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Blue-eared Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Blue-eared Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Greater Blue-eared Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Lamprotornis chalybaeus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Lamprotornis chalybaeus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Lamprotornis chalybaeus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis chalybaeus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Lamprotornis chalybaeus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Lamprotornis chalybaeus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Grootblouoorglansspreeu, Groot-blouoorglansspreeu
Catalan: estornell d'orelles blaves, Estornell metàl·lic gran d'orelles blaves, Estornell metàllic gran d'orelles blaves
Czech: Leskoptev kovová
Danish: Blåøret Glansstær
German: Grünschwanz-Glanzstar
English: Blue-eared Glossy Starling, Blue-eared Glossy-Starling, Greater Blue eared Glossy Starling, Greater Blue-eared Glossy, Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling, Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling, Greater Blue-eared Starling
English (Kenya): Greater Blue-eared Starling
Spanish: Estornino Brillante de Orejas Azules Grande, Estornino Orejiazul
Spanish (Spain): Estornino Orejiazul
Finnish: kyläloistokottarainen, Puistokottarainen
French: Choucador à oreillons bleus, Étourneau métallique commun, Merle bronzé vert, Merle métallique à oreillons bleus, Merle métallique commun
Hungarian: zöldfarkú fényseregély
Italian: Storno splendente guanceblu maggiore, Storno splendido blu maggiore
Japanese: seikimukudori
Japanese: セイキムクドリ
Kwangali: Ndjundju
Latin: Lamprotornis chalybaeus, Lamprotornis chalybeus
Lithuanian: Mėlynausis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Groenstaartglansspreeuw, Groenstaart-glansspreeuw
Norwegian: Blåøreglansstær
Polish: blyszczak stalowy, błyszczak stalowy
Portuguese: Estorninho-grande-d'orelha-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): Estorninho-metálico-lamurioso
Russian: Длиннохвостый скворец, стальной блестящий скворец
Slovak: Ékorec kovový, liskavec kovový
Shona: Hwirikwiri
Serbian: Veliki plavouhi čvorak
Swedish: Blåkindad glansstare
Swahili: Kuzi Macho-njano
Tswana: Legôdi
Tsonga: Kwezu leri tsongo
Chinese: 蓝耳丽椋鸟, 蓝耳辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 大藍耳輝椋鳥

 

         

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