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Burchell's Glossy-Starling

Lamprotornis australis (Smith, A, 1836)

Burchell's starling or Burchell's glossy-starling, is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. The monogamous and presumably sedentary species is native to dry and mesic woodlands and savannah of southern Africa. The name of this bird commemorates the English naturalist William John Burchell. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
   Lamprotornis
Scientific:
  Lamprotornis australis


Original description

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1836)

Reference:
  Rep.Exped.Centr.Afr. p.52

Protonym:
  Megalopterus australis

Link:
  https://archive.org/details/reportexpeditio00afrigoog/page/n58


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  996AF595E650454A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-996AF595

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/996AF595


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 560672

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis australis: S Angola to w Zambia, Namibia, Mozambique and n South Africa
English:
Burchell's Glossy-Starling
Catalan:
estornell de Burchell
Czech:
leskoptev jihoafrická
Danish:
Kæmpeglansstær
German:
Riesenglanzstar
Spanish:
Estornino de Burchell
Spanish (Spain):
Estornino de Burchell
Finnish:
raitapyrstökottarainen
French:
Choucador de Burchell
Croatian:
plavi čvorak
Hungarian:
óriás-fényseregély
Italian:
Storno splendente di Burchell
Japanese (romaji):
koshiakaterimuku
Japanese:
コシアカテリムク
Lithuanian:
Didysis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch:
Grote Glansspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Storglansstare
Norwegian:
Storglansstær
Polish:
błyszczak krępy
Portuguese:
estorninho-de-burchell
Russian:
Большой спрео
Slovak:
liskavec veľkokrídly
Serbian:
Berčelov čvorak
Swedish:
större glansstare
Ukrainian:
Мерл великий
Chinese:
巨辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
巨輝椋鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Grootglansspreeu
Catalan: estornell de Burchell
Czech: Leskoptev jihoafrická
Danish: Kæmpeglansstær
German: Riesenglanzstar, Riesen-Glanzstar
English: Burchell's Glossy Starling, Burchell's Glossy-Starling, Burchell's Starling, Greater Glossy Starling, Greater Glossy-Starling
English, HBW: Burchell's Starling
English (IOC): Burchell's Starling
English (United States): Burchell's Starling
Esperanto: Burĉela brilsturno, Burĉela lamprotorno
Spanish: Estornino Brillante de Burchell, Estornino de Burchell
Spanish (Spain): Estornino de Burchell
Spanish (HBW): Burchell's Starling
Finnish: Raitapyrstökottarainen
French: Choucador de Burchell, Choucador géant, Étourneau métallique géant
Croatian: plavi čvorak
Hungarian: óriás-fényseregély
Italian: Storno splendente di Burchell, Storno splendido di Burchell
Japanese (romaji): koshiakaterimuku, seakaonagaterimuku
Japanese: コシアカテリムク, セアカオナガテリムク
Kwangali: Ndjundju
Scientific: Lamprotornis australis, Lamprotornis australis australis, Lamprotornis australis degener, Megalopterus australis
Lithuanian: Didysis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Grote Glansspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Storglansstare
Norwegian: Storglansstær
Polish: blyszczak krepy, błyszczak krępy
Portuguese: Estorninho de Burchell, estorninho-de-burchell
Portuguese (Portugal): estorninho-de-burchell
Russian: Большой блестящий скворец, Большой спрео
Slovak: liskavec veľkokrídly
Serbian: Berčelov čvorak
Swedish: Större glansstare
Tswana: Legôdilê
Turkish: Büyük sığırcık
Tsonga: Kwezu leri kulu
Ukrainian: Мерл великий
Chinese: 巨辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 巨輝椋鳥

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