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Purple-headed Glossy-Starling
Hylopsar purpureiceps (Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1851)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Hylopsar

Scientific:
  Hylopsar purpureiceps

Citation:
  (Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1851)

Reference:
  Rev.Mag.Zool.(2) 3 p.418

Protonym:
  Lamprocolius purpureiceps

Avibase ID:
  A8BD788E5AF8DC44

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A8BD788E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 915890

Geographic range:

  • Hylopsar purpureiceps: Guinea to Cameroon, Gabon, n Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and nw Kenya
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Purple-headed Glossy-Starling
Czech:
  leskoptev fialovohlavá
German:
  Samtglanzstar
Danish:
  Fløjlsglansstær
Spanish:
  Estornino Cabecipúrpura
Finnish:
  purppurapääkottarainen
French:
  Choucador à tête pourprée
Italian:
  Storno splendente testaviola
Japanese:
  murasakizukinterimuku
Japanese:
  ムラサキズキンテリムク
Dutch:
  Purperkopglansspreeuw
Norwegian:
  Purpurhodeglansstær
Polish:
  blyszczak purpurowoglowy
Portuguese:
  Estorninho de cabeca purpura
Russian:
  Бархатный блестящий скворец
Slovak:
  liskavec zamatový
Swedish:
  purpurhuvad stare
Chinese:
  紫头辉椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: estornell de cap porpra
Czech: leskoptev fialovohlavá, Leskoptev rudohlavá
Danish: Fløjlsglansstær
German: Samtglanzstar, Samt-Glanzstar
English: Purple headed Glossy Starling, Purple-headed Glossy Starling, Purple-headed Glossy-Starling, Purple-headed Starling, Velvet-headed Glossy-Starling
Spanish: Estornino Cabecipúrpura, Estornino de Cabeza Morada
Finnish: Purppurapääkottarainen
French: Choucador à tête pourprée, Étourneau métallique à tête pourprée, Merle métallique à tête pourprée
Hungarian: selymes fényseregély
Italian: Storno splendente testaviola, Storno splendido testapurpurea
Japanese: murasakizukimmakieterimuku, murasakizukinmakieterimuku, murasakizukinterimuku
Japanese: ムラサキズキンテリムク, ムラサキズキンマキエテリムク, ムラサキヅキンマキエテリムク
Latin: Hylopsar purpureiceps, Lamprocolius purpureiceps, Lamprotornis purpureiceps
Lithuanian: purpurinis hylopsaras, Raudongalvis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Purperkopglansspreeuw, Purperkop-glansspreeuw
Norwegian: Purpurhodeglansstær
Polish: blyszczak purpurowoglowy, błyszczak purpurowogłowy
Portuguese: Estorninho de cabeca purpura, estorninho-de-cabeça-purpura
Russian: Бархатный блестящий скворец
Slovak: liskavec zamatový
Swedish: Purpurhuvad glansstare, purpurhuvad stare
Chinese: 紫头辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紫頭輝椋鳥

 

         

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