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White-cheeked Starling

Spodiopsar cineraceus (Temminck, CJ 1835)

The white-cheeked starling or grey starling is a passerine bird of the starling family. It is native to eastern Asia where it is a common and well-known bird in much of its range. Usually, it is placed in the genus Spodiopsar. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
   Spodiopsar
Scientific:
  Spodiopsar cineraceus


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, CJ 1835)

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.94 pl.556

Protonym:
  Sturnus cineraceus


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  632ACC158B3CB03B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-632ACC15

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/632ACC15


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 915877

Geographic range:

  • Spodiopsar cineraceus: NE Asia; winters in s China and Philippines
English:
White-cheeked Starling
Catalan:
estornell fumat
Czech:
špaček východní
Danish:
Gråstær
German:
Weißwangenstar
Spanish:
Estornino Gris
Spanish (Spain):
Estornino Gris
Finnish:
viirupääkottarainen
French:
Étourneau gris
Croatian:
bjelolici čvorak
Hungarian:
szürke seregély
Icelandic:
Grástari
Italian:
Storno guancebianche
Japanese (romaji):
mukudori
Japanese:
ムクドリ
Lithuanian:
geltonsnapis varnėnas
Dutch:
Grijze Spreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sotstare
Norwegian:
Sotstær
Polish:
szpak szary
Portuguese:
Estorninho-de-faces-brancas
Russian:
Серый скворец
Slovak:
škorec sivý
Serbian:
Čvorak belih obraza
Swedish:
gråstare
Ukrainian:
Шпак сірий
Chinese:
灰椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
灰椋鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Étourneau gris ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Étourneau gris ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 1st edition:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements, version 2021:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Clements 3rd edition:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 4th edition:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 6th edition:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Clements, version 2015:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Clements, version 2016:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Clements, version 2017:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Clements, version 2018:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Clements, version 2019:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
eBird version 1.50:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
eBird version 1.52:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
eBird version 1.53:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
eBird version 1.54:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
eBird version 1.55:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
eBird version 2015:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
eBird version 2016:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
eBird version 2017:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
eBird version 2018:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
eBird version 2019:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
eBird version 2021:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Grey Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Grey Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-cheeked Starling ( Poliopsar cineraceus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-cheeked Starling ( Poliopsar cineraceus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Oriental Bird Club:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Sturnus cineraceus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Sturnus cineraceus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Sturnus cineraceus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
White-cheeked Starling ( Sturnus cineraceus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-cheeked Starling ( Spodiopsar cineraceus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sturnus cineraceus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Spodiopsar cineraceus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Grysspreeu
Azerbaijani: boz sığırçın
Belarusian: Шпак шэры, Шэры шпак
Bulgarian: Сив скорец
Breton: Dred louet
Catalan: Botxí, estornell fumat
Valencian: Botxí
Czech: Špacek šedý, Špaček šedý, Špaček východní
Chuvash: сăрă шăнкăрчĕ
Welsh: Drudwen fochwen
Danish: Gråstær
German: Ascherstar, Graustar, Weißwangenstar
Greek: Σταχτoψάρovo
English: Ashy Starling, Gray Starling, Grey Starling, White-cheeked Starling
English, HBW: White-cheeked Starling
English (IOC): White-cheeked Starling
English (United States): White-cheeked Starling
Esperanto: Griza sturno
Spanish: Estornino Gris
Spanish (Spain): Estornino Gris
Spanish (HBW): White-cheeked Starling
Estonian: hall-kuldnokk
Basque: Araba zozo gris
Finnish: Viirupääkottarainen
French: Etourneau gris, Étourneau gris, Martin gris
Frisian: Skiere protter
Irish: Druid liath
Galician: Estorniño de cara branca
Croatian: Bjelolici čvorak, Sivi čvorak
Hungarian: szürke seregély
Icelandic: Grástari
Italian: Storno grigio, Storno guancebianche
Japanese (romaji): hakutō-ō, Hakutou-ou, mukudori, Muku-dori
Japanese: ハクトウオウ, ムクドリ
Japanese (Kanji): 椋鳥, 白頭翁
Mongolian, Halh: бор тодол, бор тодол шувуу
Khakas: Пора парчых
Kazakh: Бөр жыланторғай
Korean: 찌르레기
Korean (Transliteration): jjireuregi
Kirghiz: боз чыйырчык
Scientific: Poliopsar cineraceus, Poliopsar colletti, Spodiopsar cineraceus, Sturnopastor cineraceus, Sturnus cineraceus
Lithuanian: Baltaskruostis varnėnas, geltonsnapis varnėnas, Pilkasis varnėnas
Latvian: baltvaigu strazds, Pelēkais strazds
Macedonian: Сиви сколовранец
Mongolian: Бор тодол, Бор тодол шувуу, бор шарига, хөхөвтөр шарига
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠦᠬᠡᠪᠲᠣᠦᠷ ᠱᠠᠷᠢᠭ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Хөхөвтөр шарига
Mongolian (Transliteration): bor todol, bor todol shuvuu, khökövtör sharig
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): бор шарига, хөхөвтөр шарига
Dutch: Grijze Spreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sotstare
Norwegian: Gråstær, Sotstær
Polish: szpak szary
Pinyin: dù lì-què, gāo liáng tóu, guǎn-liánzi, huī liáng-niǎo, jiǎ huà-méi, zhú-què
Portuguese: Estorninho-de-faces-brancas
Portuguese (Portugal): estorninho-de-faces-brancas
Rhaeto-Romance: Sturnel grisch
Romanian: Graur cu obraz alb
Russian: Серый скворец, Скворец серый
Northern Sami: Ránesstárra
Slovak: škorec sivý
Slovenian: Sivi škorec
Serbian: Čvorak belih obraza, Sivi čvorak, Сиви чворак
Swedish: Gråstare
Thai: นกกิ้งโครงแก้มขาว, นกกิ้งโครงสีเทา
Thai (Transliteration): nók kîŋ-kʰrooŋ kâeem-kʰăaw, nók kîŋ-kʰrooŋ sĭi-tʰaw
Turkish: Ak yanaklı sığırcık, Gri sığırcık
Tatar: соры сыерчык
Tuvinian: Бора кара-баарзык
Udmurt: пурысь юбер
Ukrainian: Шпак сірий
Vietnamese: Chim Sáo đá má trắng, Chim Sáo đá xám, Sáo đá má trắng
Kalmyk: бор үкр хар
Chinese: [gao liang tou], [hui liang-niao], [jia hua-mei], [zhu-que], 假画眉, 杜丽雀, 灰椋鳥, 灰椋鸟, 竹雀, 管莲子, 高梁头
Chinese (Traditional): 假畫眉, 杜麗雀, 灰椋鳥, 竹雀, 管蓮子, 高梁頭, 高粱頭
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 灰椋鳥
Chinese (Taiwan): [hui liang-niao], 灰椋鳥, 灰椋鸟

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