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Polynesian Starling

Aplonis tabuensis (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

The Polynesian Starling (Aplonis tabuensis) is a species of starling of the family Sturnidae. It is found in American Samoa, Samoa, Fiji, Niue, Tonga, the Santa Cruz Islands, and Wallis and Futuna Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and tropical moist forests. Various subspecies exist throughout this wide range, some darker in coloration and some lighter. Its call is a raspy buzz or rattle. Diet is fruit and insects. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Aplonis

Scientific:
  Aplonis tabuensis

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.306

Protonym:
  Lanius tabuensis

Avibase ID:
  90B5B8B093D2A3C8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/90B5B8B0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554134

Geographic range:

  • Aplonis tabuensis tabuensis: S Tonga and Lau Archipelago
  • Aplonis tabuensis tenebrosa: Keppel and Boscawen islands (central Polynesia)
  • Aplonis tabuensis nesiotes: Niuafou I. (central Polynesia)
  • Aplonis tabuensis brunnescens: Niue I. (Cook Islands)
  • Aplonis tabuensis vitiensis: Fiji Islands
  • Aplonis tabuensis fortunae: Futuna, Alofa, Uea and Horne islands (central Polynesia)
  • Aplonis tabuensis rotumae: Rotuma (Fiji)
  • Aplonis tabuensis tucopiae: Tukopia (Solomon Islands east of Santa Cruz Group)
  • Aplonis tabuensis pachyrhampha: Reef, Swallow and Tinakula islands (Santa Cruz Group)
  • Aplonis tabuensis brevirostris: Western Samoa
  • Aplonis tabuensis tutuilae: Tutuila (American Samoa)
  • Aplonis tabuensis manuae: Manua Islands (American Samoa)
  • Show more...
English:
Polynesian Starling
Czech:
špaček polynéský
German:
Südseestar
Danish:
Polynesisk Træstær
Spanish:
Estornino de Polinesia
Finnish:
polynesiankottarainen
French:
Stourne de Polynésie
Italian:
Storno di Polinesia
Japanese:
tatejimakarasumodoki
Japanese:
タテジマカラスモドキ
Dutch:
Polynesische Purperspreeuw
Norwegian:
Polynesiastær
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Polynesiastare
Polish:
skworczyk polinezyjski
Russian:
Полинезийский скворец
Slovak:
majna tichomorská
Swedish:
polynesisk stare
Ukrainian:
Шпак-малюк полінезійський
Chinese:
玻利辉椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Polynesian Starling ( Aplonis tabuensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Stourne de Polynésie ( Aplonis tabuensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Stourne de Polynésie ( Aplonis tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Striped Starling ( Aplonis tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aplonis tabuensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aplonis tabuensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: estornell de Polinèsia
Czech: Špacek polynéský, špaček polynéský
Danish: Polynesisk Træstær
German: Südseestar
English: Polynesian Starling, Striped Starling
English (IOC): Polynesian Starling
Spanish: Estornino de Polinesia, Estornino Franjeado
Spanish (Spain): Estornino de Polinesia
Spanish (HBW): Polynesian Starling
Finnish: Polynesiankottarainen
French: Étourneau de Polynésie, Étourneau polynésien, Stourne de Polynésie
Hungarian: déltengeri énekesseregély
Italian: Storno di Polinesia, Storno striato del Pacifico
Japanese: tatejimakarasumodoki
Japanese: タテジマカラスモドキ
Scientific: Aplonas tabuensis, Aplonis tabuensis, Aplonis tabuensis tabuensis, Lanius tabuensis
Lithuanian: Polinezinis aplonis
Dutch: Polynesische Purperspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Polynesiastare
Norwegian: Polynesiastær
Polish: skworczyk polinezyjski
Russian: Полинезийский аплонис, Полинезийский скворец
Slovak: majna tichomorská
Samoan: miti vao
Serbian: Polinezijski čvorak
Swedish: Polynesisk stare
Ukrainian: Шпак-малюк полінезійський
Chinese: 玻利辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 波里尼西亞輝椋鳥

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