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Purple Glossy-Starling
Lamprotornis purpureus (Statius Muller, 1776)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Lamprotornis

Scientific:
  Lamprotornis purpureus

Citation:
  (Statius Muller, 1776)

Reference:
  Natursyst.Suppl. p.143

Protonym:
  Turdus purpureus

Avibase ID:
  6A0BA87AC4C0BF52

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6A0BA87A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560686

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis purpureus purpureus: Senegal to Cameroon
  • Lamprotornis purpureus amethystinus: Cameroon to western Kenya
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Purple Glossy-Starling
Czech:
  leskoptev purpurová
German:
  Purpurglanzstar
Danish:
  Purpurglansstær
Spanish:
  Estornino Purpúreo
Finnish:
  viikunakottarainen
French:
  Choucador pourpré
Icelandic:
  Purpurastari
Italian:
  Storno splendente purpureo
Japanese:
  murasakiterimukudori
Japanese:
  ムラサキテリムクドリ
Dutch:
  Purperglansspreeuw
Norwegian:
  Purpurglansstær
Polish:
  blyszczak purpurowy
Portuguese:
  Melro-metálico-cardeal
Russian:
  Пурпурный блестящий скворец
Slovak:
  liskavec purpurový
Swedish:
  purpurglansstare
Chinese:
  紫辉椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: estornell metàl·lic, Estornell metàl·lic purpuri, Estornell metàllic purpuri
Czech: Leskoptev purpurová
Danish: Purpurglansstær
German: Purpurglanzstar, Purpur-Glanzstar
English: Purple Glossy Starling, Purple Glossy-Starling, Purple Starling
English (IOC): Purple Starling
English (Kenya): Purple Starling
English (South Africa): Purple Glossy Starling
Spanish: Estornino Brillante Morado, Estornino Purpúreo
Spanish (Spain): Estornino Purpúreo
Spanish (HBW): Purple Starling
Finnish: Viikunakottarainen
French: Choucador pourpré, Étourneau métallique pourpré, Merle bronzé pourpre, Merle métallique pourpré
Hebrew: זרזיר בוהק/כחול לחיים
Hungarian: ibolyás fényseregély
Icelandic: Purpurastari
Italian: Storno splendente purpureo, Storno splendente viola, Storno splendido purpureo
Japanese: murasakiterimukudori
Japanese: ムラサキテリムクドリ
Scientific: Lamprotornis purpureus, Lamprotornis purpureus purpureus, Turdus purpureus
Lithuanian: Purpurinis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Purperglansspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Purpurglansstare
Norwegian: Purpurglansstær
Polish: blyszczak purpurowy, błyszczak purpurowy
Portuguese: Melro-metálico-cardeal
Portuguese (Portugal): Estorninho-metálico-de-cauda-curta
Russian: Пурпурный блестящий скворец
Slovak: liskavec purpurový
Serbian: Ljubičasti čvorak
Swedish: Purpurglansstare
Swahili: Kuzi Zambarau
Ukrainian: Мерл пурпуровий
Chinese: 紫辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紫色輝椋鳥

 

         

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