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Red-shouldered Glossy-Starling
Lamprotornis nitens (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Lamprotornis

Scientific:
  Lamprotornis nitens

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.294

Protonym:
  Turdus nitens

Avibase ID:
  57BBB7F161268D8F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/57BBB7F1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560682

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis nitens: Acacia of w Gabon and Angola to South Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Red-shouldered Glossy-Starling
Czech:
  leskoptev savanová
German:
  Rotschulter-Glanzstar
Danish:
  Rødskuldret Glansstær
Spanish:
  Estornino de El Cabo
Finnish:
  turkoosikottarainen
French:
  Choucador à épaulettes rouges
Icelandic:
  Skrúðstari
Italian:
  Storno splendente del Capo
Japanese:
  akagataterimuku
Japanese:
  アカガタテリムク
Dutch:
  Roodschouderglansspreeuw
Norwegian:
  Grønnglansstær
Polish:
  blyszczak lsniacy
Portuguese:
  Estorninho-metálico
Russian:
  Красноплечий блестящий скворец
Slovak:
  liskavec akáciový
Swedish:
  grönglansstare
Chinese:
  红肩辉椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kleinglanspreeu, Kleinglansspreeu
Catalan: estornell del Cap
Czech: Leskoptev rudohrbetá, leskoptev savanová
Danish: Rødskuldret Glansstær
German: Rotschulter-Glanzstar
English: Cape Glossy Starling, Cape Glossy-Starling, Cape Starling, Damarland Glossy Starling, Glossy Starling, Red shouldered Glossy Starling, Red-shouldered Glossy Starling, Red-shouldered Glossy-Starling
English (IOC): Cape Starling
English (South Africa): Cape Glossy Starling
Spanish: Estornino Brillante de Hombros Rojos, Estornino de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Estornino de El Cabo
Spanish (HBW): Cape Starling
Finnish: Turkoosikottarainen
French: Choucador à épaulettes rouges, Étourneau métallique à épaulettes rouges, Étourneau métallique brillant, Merle métallique à épaulettes rouges
Hungarian: vörösvállú fényseregély
Icelandic: Skrúðstari
Italian: Storno splendente del Capo, Storno splendente spallerosse, Storno splendido alirosse
Japanese: akagatamakieterimuku, akagataterimuku
Japanese: アカガタテリムク, アカガタマキエテリムク
Kwangali: Ndjundju
Latin: Lamprotornis nitens, Lamprotornis nitens bispecularis, Lamprotornis nitens nitens, Turdus nitens
Lithuanian: Raudonpetis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Roodschouderglansspreeuw, Roodschouder-glansspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grønglansstare
Norwegian: Grønnglansstær
Sotho, Northern: Legodi
Polish: blyszczak lsniacy, błyszczak lśniący
Portuguese: Estorninho-metálico
Russian: Красноплечий блестящий скворец
Slovak: liskavec akáciový
Shona: Hwirikwiri
Serbian: Kapski čvorak
Siswant: Likhweti
Sotho, Southern: Leholi-piloane
Swedish: grönglansstare, Rödskuldrad glansstare
Tswana: Legôdi
Tsonga: Kwezu leri tsongo
Ukrainian: Мерл капський
Xhosa: Inyakrili
Chinese: 红肩辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 南非輝椋鳥
Zulu: iKhwezi

 

         

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