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Splendid Glossy-Starling

Lamprotornis splendidus (Vieillot, 1822)

The Splendid Starling (Lamprotornis splendidus), also known as the Splendid Glossy-starling, is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Lamprotornis

Scientific:
  Lamprotornis splendidus

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1822)

Reference:
  Tabl.Encyc.Meth.Orn. 2 livr.91 p.653

Protonym:
  T [urdus] splendidus

Avibase ID:
  18B10CF9F269693B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/18B10CF9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560689

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis splendidus splendidus: S Benin to nw Angola, Ethiopia and Zambia
  • Lamprotornis splendidus chrysonotis: Senegambia to Togo
  • Lamprotornis splendidus lessoni: Bioko I. (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Lamprotornis splendidus bailundensis: Cent. Angola to Zambia and se Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
Splendid Glossy-Starling
Czech:
leskoptev skvostná
German:
Prachtglanzstar
Danish:
Pragtglansstær
Spanish:
Estornino Espléndido
Finnish:
samettisiipikottarainen
French:
Choucador splendide
Icelandic:
Skartstari
Italian:
Storno splendente splendido
Japanese:
seikiterimuku
Japanese:
セイキテリムク
Dutch:
Prachtglansspreeuw
Norwegian:
Edelglansstær
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Edelglansstare
Polish:
blyszczak wspanialy
Portuguese:
Estorninho esplendido
Russian:
Великолепный блестящий скворец
Slovak:
liskavec nádherný
Swedish:
praktglansstare
Ukrainian:
Мерл темнощокий
Chinese:
彩辉椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Splendid Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Choucador splendide ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Choucador splendide ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Splendid Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Splendid Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Lamprotornis splendidus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Lamprotornis splendidus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Lamprotornis splendidus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Splendid Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis splendidus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lamprotornis splendidus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lamprotornis splendidus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other synonyms


Catalan: estornell esplèndid
Czech: Leskoptev skvostná
Danish: Pragtglansstær
German: Prachtglanzstar, Pracht-Glanzstar
English: Senegal Splendid Glossy Starling, Southern Splendid Glossy Starling, Splendid Glossy Starling, Splendid Glossy-Starling, Splendid Starling
English (IOC): Splendid Starling
English (Kenya): Splendid Starling
Spanish: Estornino Brillante Esplendido, Estornino Espléndido
Spanish (Spain): Estornino espléndido
Spanish (HBW): Splendid Starling
Finnish: Samettisiipikottarainen
French: Choucador splendide, Étourneau métallique splendide, Merle métallique à oeil blanc, Merle métallique splendide
Irish: Niamhdhruid thaibhseach
Hungarian: fehérszemű fényseregély
Icelandic: Skartstari
Italian: Storno splendente splendido, Storno splendido
Japanese: seikiterimuku, seikiterimukudori
Japanese: セイキテリムク, セイキテリムクドリ
Scientific: Lamprotornis splendidus, Lamprotornis splendidus splendidus, T [urdus] splendidus
Lithuanian: Puikusis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Prachtglansspreeuw, Pracht-glansspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Edelglansstare
Norwegian: Edelglansstær
Polish: blyszczak wspanialy, błyszczak wspaniały
Portuguese: Estorninho esplendido, Estorninho-esplendido, melro-metálico-esplêndido
Russian: Великолепный блестящий скворец
Slovak: liskavec nádherný
Swedish: Praktglansstare
Swahili: Kuzi Mzuri
Ukrainian: Мерл темнощокий
Chinese: 彩辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 光彩輝椋鳥

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