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Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling

Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta] (= Aplonis metallica) (Temminck, 1824)

The metallic starling, also known as the shining starling, is a bird in the starling family native to the Moluccas, New Guinea, Queensland and the Solomon Islands. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
   Aplonis
Scientific:
  Aplonis metallica


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1824)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. pl.266

Protonym:
  Lamprotornis metallicus

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5A358E5250766EB1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5A358E52

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5A358E52


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558720

Geographic range:

  • Aplonis metallica metallica: Moluccas, Sula Is. and Aru Is. to New Guinea and ne Queensland
  • Aplonis metallica inornata: Biak I. and Numfor I. (n New Guinea)
  • Aplonis metallica nitida: Admiralty Islands (Rambutyo, Tong, and outer Admiralty Islands), Bismark Archipelago, and Solomon Islands
  • Aplonis metallica purpureiceps: Admiralty Islands (Manus and Los Negros Islands)
  • Aplonis circumscripta: Tanimbar Islands (Larat and Kirimoen) and Damar I.
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English:
Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling
French:
Stourne luisant ou S. à capuchon pourpre


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling ( Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling ( Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling ( Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling ( Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling ( Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling ( Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling ( Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling ( Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling ( Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Stourne luisant ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Stourne luisant ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallicus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Shining Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Aplonis metallica [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Aplonis metallica [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Aplonis metallica [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Metallic Starling ( Aplonis metallica) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aplonis metallica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Catalan: estornell llustrós
Czech: Špacek lesklý, špaček lesklý
Danish: Metaltræstær
German: Weberstar
English: Colonial Starling, Metallic or Violet-hooded Starling, Metallic Starling, Shining Starling
English, HBW: Metallic Starling
English (IOC): Metallic/Violet-hooded Starling
English (United States): Metallic Starling
Esperanto: Metalosturno
Spanish: Estornino Lustroso
Spanish (Spain): Estornino lustroso
Spanish (HBW): Metallic Starling
Finnish: Viherkottarainen
French: Étourneau fileur, Stourne bronzé, Stourne luisant, Stourne luisant ou S. à capuchon pourpre
Hungarian: fémes énekesseregély
Indonesian: Perling Ungu
Icelandic: Vefarastari
Italian: Storno metallico
Japanese (romaji): onagaterikarasumodoki
Japanese: オナガテリカラスモドキ
Scientific: Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta], Aplonis metallica, Aplonis metallica metallica, Aplonis metallicus, Lamprotornis metallica
Lithuanian: Blizgusis aplonis
Dutch: Violette Purperspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Metallstare
Norwegian: Metallstær
Polish: skworczyk towarzyski
Portuguese (Portugal): estorninho-metálico
Russian: Блестящий скворец, Металлический скворец
Slovak: majna družná
Serbian: Metalik čvorak
Swedish: Metallglansstare, metallstare/violetthuvad stare
Turkish: Metalik sığırcık
Ukrainian: Шпак-малюк блискітливий
Chinese: 群辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 群集椋鳥

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