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Malabar Starling

Sturnia blythii (Jerdon, TC 1845)

The Malabar starling is a species of starling found in southwestern India. It was previously considered a subspecies of the chestnut-tailed starling. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
   Sturnia
Scientific:
  Sturnia blythii


Original description

Citation:
  (Jerdon, TC 1845)

Reference:
   Ill. Indian Orn. text pl.22

Protonym:
  Pastor blythii


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1D3605F2A870DAA3

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1D3605F2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1D3605F2


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 915885

Geographic range:

  • Sturnia blythii: SW India
English:
Malabar Starling
Danish:
Malabarstær
German:
Malabarstar
Spanish:
Estornino Malabar
Spanish (Spain):
Estornino malabar
Finnish:
Malabarinkottarainen
French:
Étourneau de Blyth
Croatian:
Malabarski čvorak
Hungarian:
Blyth-seregély
Italian:
Storno del Malabar
Japanese (romaji):
maraba-mukudori
Japanese:
マラバームクドリ
Dutch:
Witkopspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvithettestar
Norwegian:
Hvithettestær
Polish:
szpak rdzawobrzuchy
Portuguese:
Estorninho-de-malabar
Russian:
Малабарский скворец
Slovak:
škorec malabársky
Serbian:
Malabarski čvorak
Swedish:
malabarstare
Ukrainian:
шпачок малабарський
Chinese:
马拉巴椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
馬拉巴椋鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnus blythii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnus blythii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnus blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnus blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Sturnus malabaricus blythii [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Malabar Starling ( Sturnia blythii) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Sturnia malabarica blythii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sturnia blythii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Sturnia malabarica or blythii (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Danish: Malabarstær
German: Malabarenstar, Malabarstar
English: Chestnut-tailed Starling (blythii), Malabar Starling
English, HBW: Chestnut-tailed Starling (Malabar)
English (India): Malabar Starling (Blyth’s Starling), Malabar Starling (Blyth's Starling)
English (IOC): Malabar Starling
English (United States): Malabar Starling
Esperanto: Malabara blankakapa sturno, Malabara sturno
Spanish: Estornino Malabar, Estornino Malabar (blythii)
Spanish (Spain): Estornino malabar, Estornino malabar (blythii)
Spanish (HBW): Malabar Starling
Estonian: Valgepea-kuldnokk
Finnish: Malabarinkottarainen
French: Étourneau de Malabar, Étourneau à tête grise (blythii), Étourneau de Blyth, Étourneau de Malabar
Galician: Estorniño malabar
Croatian: Malabarski čvorak
Hungarian: Blyth-seregély
Italian: Storno del Malabar
Japanese (romaji): maraba-mukudori
Japanese: マラバームクドリ
Scientific: Pastor Blythii, Sturnia blythii, Sturnia malabarica blythii, Sturnus blythii, Sturnus malabaricus blythii
Malayalam: ഗരുഡൻ ചാരക്കാളി
Marathi: पांढऱ्या डोक्याची मैना
Dutch: Witkopspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvithettestar
Norwegian: Hvithettestær
Polish: szpak rdzawobrzuchy
Portuguese: Estorninho-de-malabar
Portuguese (Portugal): estorninho-malabar
Russian: Малабарский скворец
Slovak: škorec malabársky
Serbian: Malabarski čvorak
Swedish: malabarstare
Turkish: Malabar sığırcığı
Ukrainian: шпачок малабарський
Chinese: 马拉巴椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 馬拉巴椋鳥

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