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Purple Glossy-Starling

Lamprotornis purpureus (Statius Muller, 1776)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Étienne Leroy 2017-10-22 Banfora, Comoe, Cascades, Komoé (Burkina Faso) (300 m) call -

A few birds chattering, seated on a tree on the side of the road to Bobo Dioulasso.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

390563
xeno-canto.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Bram Piot 2018-02-28 Kedougou (fleuve Gambie), Tambacounda (Senegal) (110 m) call -

Small group feeding by the Gambia river; may contain a few Bronze-tailed Starlings. Same group as XC405683

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

405682
xeno-canto.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Étienne Leroy 2017-07-02 Karfiguela, Komoé (Burkina Faso) (280 m) song -

About 10 birds on a tree in an agricultural plain.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

378466
xeno-canto.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Peter Boesman 2018-06-22 Kiang West, Lower River, Lower River (Gambia) (40 m) call -

Call in flight. ID certainty 90%.

425438
xeno-canto.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Bram Piot 2018-02-28 Kedougou (fleuve Gambie), Tambacounda (Senegal) (110 m) call -

Small group feeding by the Gambia river; may contain a few Bronze-tailed Starlings. Same group as XC405682.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

405683
xeno-canto.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Étienne Leroy 2017-07-02 Karfiguela, Komoé (Burkina Faso) (280 m) song -

About 10 birds on a tree in a cultivated plain.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

378467
xeno-canto.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus purpureus Bram Piot 2019-12-26 Nema Ba, Fatick, Fatick (Senegal) (10 m) call -

Contact calls by a few birds in canopy

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

513835
xeno-canto.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus selvino 1997-12-19 Benoue National Park, Nord (Cameroon) (380 m) call -

Group calling from trees along Benoue river

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

156988
xeno-canto.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Jay McGowan 2018-12-26 Campement Hôtel de Wassadou--entrance road, Tambacounda, Senegal, Tambacounda (Senegal)   -   144782771
macaulaylibrary.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Andrew Spencer 2018-12-27 Campement Hôtel de Wassadou, Tambacounda, Senegal, Tambacounda (Senegal)   - Various calls from a flock of hundreds of birds in a tall fruiting tree at the edge of the river. 138557011
macaulaylibrary.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Jay McGowan 2018-12-27 Campement Hôtel de Wassadou, Tambacounda, Senegal, Tambacounda (Senegal)   - Calls from a large flock in fruiting trees over the lodge. 144840321
macaulaylibrary.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus David C. Moyer 1994-11-06 35.0 km N of Accra in Akwapim Hills, Eastern, Ghana, Eastern (Ghana)   -   101149
macaulaylibrary.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Andrew Spencer 2018-12-27 Campement Hôtel de Wassadou, Tambacounda, Senegal, Tambacounda (Senegal)   - Various calls from a flock of hundreds of birds in a tall fruiting tree at the edge of the river. 138557021
macaulaylibrary.org
Purple Starling - Lamprotornis purpureus Jay McGowan 2018-12-26 Campement Hôtel de Wassadou--entrance road, Tambacounda, Senegal, Tambacounda (Senegal)   -   144779951
macaulaylibrary.org

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