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Shelley's Starling
Lamprotornis shelleyi (Sharpe, 1890)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Lamprotornis

Scientific:
  Lamprotornis shelleyi

Citation:
  (Sharpe, 1890)

Reference:
  Cat.BirdsBrit.Mus. 13 p.187,190

Protonym:
  Spreo shelleyi

Avibase ID:
  B24A13C796E349D4

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560688

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis shelleyi: breeds southeastern South Sudan, southern and eastern Ethiopia, and northern Somalia; partial resident, but as nonbreeder withdraws from Somalia and northeastern Ethiopia, disperses south to southern Somalia, Kenya, and northeastern Tanzania"
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Shelley's Starling
Czech:
  leskoptev východoafrická
German:
  Shelleyglanzstar
Danish:
  Sortøret Glansstær
Spanish:
  Estornino de Shelley
Finnish:
  vadikottarainen
French:
  Choucador de Shelley
Icelandic:
  Shelley's Starling
Italian:
  Storno di Shelley
Japanese:
  murasakichabaraterimuku
Japanese:
  ムラサキチャバラテリムク
Dutch:
  Shelleys Glansspreeuw
Norwegian:
  Akasiestær
Polish:
  blyszczak strojny
Portuguese:
  Shelley's Starling
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Shelley's Starling
Russian:
  Спрео Шелли
Slovak:
  liskavec savanový
Swedish:
  shelleyglansstare
Chinese:
  谢氏丽椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Lamprotornis [hildebrandti or shelleyi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: estornell de Shelley
Czech: Leskoptev východoafrická
Danish: Sortøret Glansstær
German: Shelley Glanzstar, Shelleyglanzstar, Shelley-Glanzstar
English: Shelley's Starling
English (Kenya): Shelley's Starling
Spanish: Estornino de Shelley
Spanish (Spain): Estornino de Shelley
Finnish: Vadikottarainen
French: Choucador de Shelley, Étourneau métallique de Shelley
Hungarian: Shelley-fényseregély
Italian: Storno di Shelley
Japanese: murasakichabaraterimuku, sheri-kuriharaterimuku
Japanese: シェリークリハラテリムク, ムラサキチャバラテリムク
Latin: Lamprotornis hildebrandti shelleyi, Lamprotornis shelleyi, Spreo hildebrandti shelleyi, Spreo shelleyi
Lithuanian: Somalinis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Shelley-glansspreeuw, Shelleys Glansspreeuw
Norwegian: Akasiestær
Polish: blyszczak strojny, błyszczak strojny
Russian: Спрео Шелли
Slovak: liskavec savanový
Swedish: shelleyglansstare, Svartörad glansstare
Swahili: Kwenzi Macho-machungwa
Chinese: 谢氏丽椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 謝利氏麗椋鳥

 

         

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