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Purple-backed Starling

Agropsar sturninus (Pallas, 1776)

The Daurian Starling (Agropsar sturninus), also known as the Purple-backed Starling, is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is sometimes included in the genus Sturnus or Sturnia. It is found in Cambodia, China, Christmas Island, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and Yemen. Its natural habitats are boreal forests and temperate forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Agropsar

Scientific:
  Agropsar sturninus

Citation:
  (Pallas, 1776)

Reference:
  ReiseVersch.Provin.Russ.Reichs 3 p.695

Protonym:
  Gracula sturnina

Avibase ID:
  2FC5C3978171719C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2FC5C397

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 915880

Geographic range:

  • Agropsar sturninus: SE Siberia to n Mongolia and n Korea; winters to SE Asia
English:
Purple-backed Starling
Czech:
špaček mongolský
German:
Mongolenstar
Danish:
Amur-stær
Spanish:
Estornino Dáurico
Finnish:
mantsuriankottarainen
French:
Étourneau de Daourie
Icelandic:
Hvítstari
Italian:
Storno daurico
Japanese:
shiberiamukudori
Japanese:
シベリアムクドリ
Dutch:
Daurische Spreeuw
Norwegian:
Mandsjuriastær
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Mandsjuriastare
Polish:
szpak mandzurski
Portuguese:
Estorninho-dáurico
Russian:
Малый скворец
Slovak:
škorec škvrnotylový
Swedish:
amurstare
Ukrainian:
Шпак даурський
Chinese:
北椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: estornell dàuric
Czech: Špacek mongolský, špaček mongolský
Danish: Amurstær, Amur-stær, Mongolstær
German: Daurischer Star, Mongolenstar
English: Daurian Myna, Daurian Starling, Purple-backed Myna, Purple-backed Starling, Purple-backed Starling/Daurian Starling
English (Australia): Purple-backed Starling
English (IOC): Daurian Starling
Spanish: Estornino Dáurico, Estornino Daurio, Estornino Mongol
Spanish (Spain): Estornino Dáurico
Spanish (HBW): Estornino dáurico
Estonian: väike-kuldnokk
Finnish: Kottarainen, Mantsuriankottarainen
Faroese: Dauriskur stari
French: Etourneau de Daourie, Étourneau de Daourie, Martin à dos pourpré, Martin dominicain
Croatian: Bijelokrili čvorak
Hungarian: bíborhátú seregély
Indonesian: Burung Jalak Cina, Jalak Cina
Icelandic: Hvítstari
Italian: Storno daurico, Storno di Dauria, Storno dorsoviola
Japanese: shiberia muku-dori, shiberiamukudori, Shiberia-mukudori, Siberia-mukudori
Japanese: シベリアムクドリ
Japanese (Kanji): シベリア椋鳥
Korean: 북방쇠찌르레기
Korean (Transliteration): bukbang-soe-jjireuregi
Scientific: Agropsar sturninus, Gracula sturnina, Sturnia sturnina, Sturnus sturnina, Sturnus sturninus
Lithuanian: daūrinis mažasis varnėnas, Daūrinis varnėnas, Mažasis varnėnas
Latvian: mantijas strazds
Malayalam: ചെന്നീലിക്കാളി
Mongolian: Хурган тодлой, Хурган тодол
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠣᠮᠠᠷᠠᠭᠣ ᠵᠢᠨ ᠱᠠᠷᠢᠭ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Умартын шарига
Mongolian (Transliteration): khurg aŋ todloi, khurg aŋ todol, umartiŋ sharig
Malay: Burung Perling Belakang Ungu, Perling Belakang Ungu
Dutch: Daurische Spreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Mandsjuriastare
Norwegian: Mandsjuriastær
Polish: szpak mandzurski, szpak mandżurski
Pinyin: běi liáng-niǎo
Portuguese: Estorninho-dáurico
Portuguese (Portugal): Estorninho-dáurico
Russian: даурский скворец, Малый cкворец, Малый скворец, Скворец даурский, Скворец малый
Slovak: škorec škvrnotylový, škorec škvrnotylý
Slovenian: davrijski škorec
Serbian: Belokrili čvorak
Swedish: Amurstare
Thai: นกกิ้งโครงแกลบหลังม่วงดำ
Thai (Transliteration): nók kîŋ-kʰrooŋ klàeep lăŋ-mûaŋ-dam
Turkish: Çin Sığırcığı, Sibirya sığırcığı
Ukrainian: Шпак даурський
Vietnamese: Chim Sáo đá Á châu, Chim Sáo đá lưng đen, Sáo đá lưng đen
Chinese: 北椋鳥, 北椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 北椋鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 北椋鳥
Chinese (Taiwan): 北椋鸟

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