Welcome Guest

Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling

Hylopsar cupreocauda (Hartlaub, 1857)

The copper-tailed starling or copper-tailed glossy-starling is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitat is tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
   Hylopsar
Scientific:
  Hylopsar cupreocauda


Original description

Citation:
  (Hartlaub, 1857)

Reference:
  Syst.Orn.Westafr. p.119

Protonym:
  Lamprocolius cupreocauda

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/48048942


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  60B48D34FB93910D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-60B48D34

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/60B48D34


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 915891


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Hylopsar cupreocauda: Sierra Leone to Ghana
English:
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling
Catalan:
estornell cua de coure
Czech:
leskoptev měděnoocasá
Danish:
Kobberhaleglansstær
German:
Kupferglanzstar
Spanish:
Estornino Colicobrizo
Spanish (Spain):
Estornino colicobrizo
Finnish:
kuparipyrstökottarainen
French:
Choucador à queue bronzée
Croatian:
bakrenastorepi čvorak
Hungarian:
rézfényű fényseregély
Italian:
Storno splendente codarame
Japanese (romaji):
douiroterimuku
Japanese:
ドウイロテリムク
Lithuanian:
rusvauodegis hylopsaras
Dutch:
Koperstaartglansspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Koparhaleglansstare
Norwegian:
Kobberhaleglansstær
Polish:
błyszczak miedzianosterny
Portuguese:
estorninho-de-cauda-bronzeada
Russian:
Медный спрео
Slovak:
liskavec medenochvostý
Serbian:
Bakrorepi čvorak
Swedish:
kopparstjärtad glansstare
Ukrainian:
Мерл золотохвостий
Chinese:
铜尾辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
銅尾輝椋鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Choucador à queue bronzée ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Choucador à queue bronzée ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 1st edition:
Coppery-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements, version 2021:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Clements 3rd edition:
Coppery-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 4th edition:
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 6th edition:
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Clements, version 2015:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Clements, version 2016:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Clements, version 2017:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Clements, version 2018:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Clements, version 2019:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
eBird version 1.50:
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
eBird version 1.52:
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
eBird version 1.53:
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
eBird version 1.54:
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
eBird version 1.55:
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
eBird version 2015:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
eBird version 2016:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
eBird version 2017:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
eBird version 2018:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
eBird version 2019:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
eBird version 2021:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Copper-tailed Glossy Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Coppery-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Lamprotornis cupreocauda
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Lamprotornis cupreocauda
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Lamprotornis cupreocauda
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis cupreocauda)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Copper-tailed Starling ( Hylopsar cupreocauda)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lamprotornis cupreocauda
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hylopsar cupreocauda

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Highlight taxa in a checklist (shown in red)

Other synonyms


Catalan: estornell cua de coure
Czech: leskoptev měděnoocasá, Leskoptev zelenavá
Danish: Kobberhaleglansstær
German: Kupferglanzstar, Kupfer-Glanzstar
English: Copper tailed Glossy Starling, Copper-tailed Glossy Starling, Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling, Copper-tailed Starling, Coppery-tailed Glossy Starling, Coppery-tailed Glossy-Starling, Coppery-tailed Starling
English, HBW: Copper-tailed Starling
English (IOC): Copper-tailed Starling
English (United States): Copper-tailed Starling
Esperanto: Kuprovosta brilsturno, Kuprovosta lamprotorno
Spanish: Estornino Colicobrizo, Estornino de Cola Cobriza
Spanish (Spain): Estornino colicobrizo
Spanish (HBW): Copper-tailed Starling
Finnish: Kuparipyrstökottarainen
French: Choucador à queue bronzée, Étourneau métallique à dos bleu, Étourneau métallique à queue bronzée, Merle métallique à dos bleu, Merle métallique à queue bronzée
Croatian: bakrenastorepi čvorak
Hungarian: rézfényű fényseregély
Italian: Storno splendente codarame, Storno splendido codaramata
Japanese (romaji): douiromakieterimuku, douiroterimuku
Japanese: ドウイロテリムク, ドウイロマキエテリムク
Scientific: Hylopsar cupreocauda, Lamprocolius cupreocauda, Lamprotornis cupreocauda
Lithuanian: Rusvauodegis blizgusis varnėnas, rusvauodegis hylopsaras
Dutch: Koperstaartglansspreeuw, Koperstaart-glansspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Koparhaleglansstare
Norwegian: Kobberhaleglansstær
Polish: blyszczak miedzianosterny, błyszczak miedzianosterny
Portuguese: estorninho-de-cauda-bronzeada
Portuguese (Portugal): estorninho-de-cauda-cobreada
Russian: Медный блестящий скворец, Медный спрео
Slovak: liskavec medenochvostý
Serbian: Bakrorepi čvorak
Swedish: kopparstjärtad glansstare, kopparstjärtad stare, Kopparstjärtglansstare
Turkish: Bakır kuyruklu sığırcık
Ukrainian: Мерл золотохвостий
Chinese: 铜尾辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 銅尾輝椋鳥

Avibase has been visited 344,219,935 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy