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Chestnut-tailed Starling
Sturnia malabarica (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Sturnia

Scientific:
  Sturnia malabarica

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.816

Protonym:
  Turdus malabaricus

Avibase ID:
  52CE07EE1C1784DB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/52CE07EE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 915883

Geographic range:

  • Sturnia malabarica malabarica: N, c, ne India, Nepal; winters to s, w India
  • Sturnia malabarica nemoricola: NE India (s Assam), s China (Yunnan), Myanmar, nw and w Thailand, Laos, Vietnam; to Cambodia in winter
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Chestnut-tailed Starling
Czech:
  špaček šedohlavý
German:
  Graukopfstar
Danish:
  Gråhovedet Stær
Spanish:
  Estornino Malabar
Finnish:
  harmaasiipikottarainen
French:
  Étourneau à tête grise
Italian:
  Storno codacastana
Japanese:
  indokomukudori
Japanese:
  インドコムクドリ
Dutch:
  Grijskopspreeuw
Norwegian:
  Gråhodestær
Polish:
  szpak szarogłowy
Portuguese:
  Estorninho-de-malabar
Russian:
  Сероголовый скворец
Slovak:
  škorec sivohlavý
Swedish:
  gråhuvad stare
Chinese:
  灰头椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnus malabaricus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnus malabaricus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnus malabaricus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnus malabaricus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Chestnut-tailed Starling ( Sturnia malabarica)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sturnia malabarica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Bengali: খয়রালেজ কাঠশালিক
Catalan: Estornell de cap cendrós
Czech: špaček šedohlavý
Danish: Gråhovedet Stær
German: Graukopfstar
English: Ashy-headed starling, Chestnut-tailed Starling, Grey-headed starling
English (IOC): Chestnut-tailed Starling
Spanish: Estornino Malabar
Spanish (Spain): Estornino Malabar
Spanish (HBW): Chestnut-tailed Starling
Finnish: harmaasiipikottarainen
French: Etourneau à tête grise, Étourneau à tête grise
Hungarian: szürkefejű seregély
Italian: Storno codacastana
Japanese: indo ko muku-dori, indokomukudori
Japanese: インドコムクドリ
Japanese (Kanji): インド小椋鳥
Latin: Sturnia malabarica, Sturnus malabaricus, Sturnus malabaricus malabaricus, Turdus malabaricus
Lithuanian: pilkagalvis varnėnas, Rudauodegis varnėnas
Malayalam: ചാര തലച്ചിക്കാളി , ചാരത്തലക്കാളി
Malay: Burung Perling Ekor Perang
Dutch: Grijskopspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gråhovudstare
Norwegian: Gråhodestær
Polish: szpak szarogłowy
Pinyin: huī-tóu liáng-niǎo
Portuguese: Estorninho-de-malabar
Russian: Сероголовый скворец
Slovak: škorec sivohlavý
Swedish: Gråhuvad stare
Tamil: Sambalthalai Naganavaai
Thai: นกกิ้งโครงแกลบหัวเทา
Thai (Transliteration): nók kîŋ-kʰrooŋ klàeep hŭa-tʰaw
Ukrainian: Шпачок сіроголовий
Vietnamese: Chim Sáo đá đầu xám, Chim Sáo đá đuôi hung, Sáo đá đuôi hung
Chinese: 灰头椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頭椋鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 灰頭椋鳥
Chinese (Taiwan): 灰头椋鸟

 

         

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