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Superb Starling

Lamprotornis superbus Rüppell, 1845

The Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) is a member of the starling family of birds. It can commonly be found in East Africa, including Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. Used to be known as Spreo superbus. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Lamprotornis

Scientific:
  Lamprotornis superbus

Citation:
  Rüppell, 1845

Reference:
  Systemat.Uebers.Vog.N.-O.-Afr. p.65,75 pl.26

Protonym:
  Lamprocolius superbus

Avibase ID:
  405CCAAE5A4CEA43

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/405CCAAE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560690

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis superbus: southeastern South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, northern Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania
English:
Superb Starling
Czech:
leskoptev nádherná
German:
Dreifarben-Glanzstar
Danish:
Trefarvet Glansstær
Spanish:
Estornino Soberbio
Finnish:
loistokottarainen
French:
Choucador superbe
Icelandic:
Skrautstari
Italian:
Storno superbo
Japanese:
tsukinowaterimuku
Japanese:
ツキノワテリムク
Dutch:
Driekleurige Glansspreeuw
Norwegian:
Praktstær
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Praktstare
Polish:
blyszczak rudobrzuchy
Portuguese:
Melro-soberbo
Russian:
Чудный Блестящий скворец
Slovak:
liskavec pestrý
Swedish:
brunbukig glansstare
Ukrainian:
Мерл багатобарвний
Chinese:
粟头丽椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Superb Starling ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Superb Starling ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Superb Starling ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Superb Starling ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Choucador superbe ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Choucador superbe ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Superb Starling ( Spreo superbus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Superb Starling ( Spreo superbus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Superb Starling ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Superb Starling ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Superb Starling ( Spreo superbus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Spreo superbus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Spreo superbus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Spreo superbus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Superb Starling ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Superb Starling ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Superb Starling ( Lamprotornis superbus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lamprotornis superbus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lamprotornis superbus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: estornell superb
Czech: Leskoptev nádherná
Danish: Trefarvet Glansstær
German: Dreifarben-Glanzstar, Star
English: Starling, Superb Glossy Starling, Superb Starling
English (IOC): Superb Starling
English (Kenya): Superb Starling
Spanish: Estornino Soberbio
Spanish (Spain): Estornino Soberbio
Spanish (HBW): Superb Starling
Finnish: Loistokottarainen
French: Choucador superbe, Étourneau métallique superbe, Spréo superbe
Hebrew: זרזיר הדור
Hungarian: pompás fényseregély
Icelandic: Skrautstari
Italian: Storno splendido, Storno superbo
Japanese: tsukinowaterimuku, tsukinowaterimukudori
Japanese: ツキノワテリムク, ツキノワテリムクドリ
Scientific: Lamprocolius superbus, Lamprotornis superbus, Spreo superbus
Lithuanian: Rusvapilvis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Driekleurglansspreeuw, Driekleurige Glansspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Praktstare
Norwegian: Praktglansstær, Praktstær
Polish: blyszczak rudobrzuchy, błyszczak rudobrzuchy, Błyszczak wspaniały
Portuguese: Melro-soberbo
Russian: великолепный скворец, Трёхцветный спрео, Чудный Блестящий скворец
Slovak: Ékorec nádherný, liskavec pestrý
Swedish: brunbukig glansstare, Trefärgad glansstare
Swahili: Kwenzi Maridadi
Ukrainian: Мерл багатобарвний
Chinese: 栗头丽椋鸟, 粟头丽椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 栗頭麗椋鳥

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