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Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling

Lamprotornis acuticaudus (Bocage, 1869)

The Sharp-tailed Starling (Lamprotornis acuticaudus), also known as the Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling, is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zambia. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Lamprotornis

Scientific:
  Lamprotornis acuticaudus

Citation:
  (Bocage, 1869)

Reference:
  J.Sci.Math.Phys.Nat.Lisboa(1) 2 no.8 p.345

Protonym:
  Lamprocolius acuticaudus

Avibase ID:
  D5703E7AB7F5F5E4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D5703E7A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560671

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis acuticaudus acuticaudus: Central Angola to Zambia and sw Tanzania
  • Lamprotornis acuticaudus ecki: N Namibia and adjacent s Angola
English:
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling
Czech:
leskoptev ostroocasá
German:
Keilschwanz-Glanzstar
Danish:
Kilehaleglansstær
Spanish:
Estornino Colifino
Finnish:
suippopyrstökottarainen
French:
Choucador à queue fine
Italian:
Storno splendente codaguzza
Japanese:
kusabioterimuku
Japanese:
クサビオテリムク
Dutch:
Pijlstaartglansspreeuw
Norwegian:
Kilehaleglansstær
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kilehaleglansstare
Polish:
blyszczak ostrosterny
Portuguese:
Estorninho de cauda afilada
Russian:
Клинохвостый блестящий скворец
Slovak:
liskavec ostrochvostý
Swedish:
spetsstjärtad glansstare
Ukrainian:
Мерл гострохвостий
Chinese:
楔尾辉椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Choucador à queue fine ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Choucador à queue fine ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Sharp-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Sharp-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Sharp-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Sharp-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
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):
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Sharp-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Lamprotornis acuticaudus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Lamprotornis acuticaudus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Lamprotornis acuticaudus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis acuticaudus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lamprotornis acuticaudus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lamprotornis acuticaudus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Spitsstertglansspreeu
Catalan: estornell cuapunxegut
Czech: Leskoptev ostroocasá
Danish: Kilehaleglansstær
German: Keilschwanz-Glanzstar
English: Sharp tailed Glossy Starling, Sharptailed Glossy Starling, Sharp-tailed Glossy Starling, Sharp-tailed Glossy-Starling, Sharptailed Starling, Sharp-tailed Starling, Wedge-tailed Glossy Starling, Wedge-tailed Glossy-Starling, Wedge-tailed Starling
English (IOC): Sharp-tailed Starling
Spanish: Estornino Brillante Cola de Flecha, Estornino Colifino
Spanish (Spain): Estornino Colifino
Spanish (HBW): Sharp-tailed Starling
Finnish: Suippopyrstökottarainen
French: Choucador à queue fine, Étourneau métallique à queue pointue, Merle métallique à longue queue, Merle métallique à queue étroite
Hungarian: nyílfarkú fényseregély
Italian: Storno splendente codaguzza, Storno splendido coda acuta
Japanese: kusabioseikimukudori, kusabioterimuku
Japanese: クサビオセイキムクドリ, クサビオテリムク
Scientific: Lamprocolius acuticaudus, Lamprotornis acuticaudus, Lamprotornis acuticaudus acuticaudus
Lithuanian: Pleištauodegis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Pijlstaartglansspreeuw, Pijlstaart-glansspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kilehaleglansstare
Norwegian: Kilehaleglansstær
Polish: blyszczak ostrosterny, błyszczak ostrosterny
Portuguese: Estorninho de cauda afilada, Estorninho-de-cauda-acuminada, Estorninho-de-cauda-afilada
Russian: Клинохвостый блестящий скворец
Slovak: liskavec ostrochvostý
Serbian: Oštrorepi čvorak
Swedish: Spetsstjärtad glansstare
Swahili: Kuzi Mkia-mshale
Ukrainian: Мерл гострохвостий
Chinese: 楔尾辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 楔尾輝椋鳥

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