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Metallic Starling

Aplonis metallica (Temminck, 1824)

The metallic starling, also known as the shining starling, is a bird in the starling family native to the Moluccas, New Guinea, Queensland and the Solomon Islands. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
   Aplonis
Scientific:
  Aplonis metallica


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1824)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. pl.266

Protonym:
  Lamprotornis metallicus

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E06B7497AA7368AB

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E06B7497

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E06B7497


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558720

Geographic range:

  • Aplonis metallica metallica: Moluccas, Sula Is. and Aru Is. to New Guinea and ne Queensland
  • Aplonis metallica inornata: Biak I. and Numfor I. (n New Guinea)
  • Aplonis metallica nitida: Admiralty Islands (Rambutyo, Tong, and outer Admiralty Islands), Bismark Archipelago, and Solomon Islands
  • Aplonis metallica purpureiceps: Admiralty Islands (Manus and Los Negros Islands)
English:
Metallic Starling
Catalan:
estornell llustrós
Czech:
špaček lesklý
Danish:
Pragttræstær
German:
Weberstar
Spanish:
Estornino lustroso
Finnish:
viherkottarainen
French:
Stourne luisant
Croatian:
zelenotrbi čvorak
Hungarian:
fémes énekesseregély
Italian:
Storno metallico
Japanese (romaji):
onagaterikarasumodoki
Japanese:
オナガテリカラスモドキ
Lithuanian:
Blizgusis aplonis
Dutch:
Violette Purperspreeuw
Norwegian:
Metallstær
Polish:
skworczyk towarzyski
Portuguese:
estorninho-lustroso
Russian:
Металлический аплонис
Slovak:
majna družná
Serbian:
Metalik čvorak
Swedish:
metallstare
Ukrainian:
Шпак-малюк блискітливий
Chinese:
群辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
群集椋鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
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eBird version 1.52:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aplonis [metallica or circumscripta] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: estornell llustrós
Czech: špaček lesklý
Danish: Metaltræstær, Pragttræstær
German: Weberstar, Weberstar [metallica-Gruppe]
English: Metallic Starling, Metallic Starling (Metallic)
English, HBW: Metallic Starling (Metallic)
English (IOC): Metallic Starling
English (United States): Metallic Starling (Metallic)
Esperanto: Metalosturno
Spanish: Estornino Lustroso, Estornino Lustroso (grupo metallica)
Spanish (Spain): Estornino lustroso (grupo metallica)
Spanish (HBW): Metallic Starling (Metallic)
Finnish: viherkottarainen
French: Stourne luisant, Stourne luisant (metallica), Stourne luisant (nominal), Stourne luisant [metallica]
Croatian: zelenotrbi čvorak
Hungarian: fémes énekesseregély
Indonesian: Perling Ungu
Icelandic: Vefarastari [metallica hópur]
Italian: Storno metallico
Japanese (romaji): onagaterikarasumodoki, onagaterikarasumodoki (metallica guru-pu)
Japanese: オナガテリカラスモドキ, オナガテリカラスモドキ (metallica グループ), オナガテリカラスモドキ(metallica グループ)
Kirghiz: жаптылдак чыйырчык
Scientific: Aplonis metallica, Aplonis metallica [metallica Group], Aplonis metallica metallica, Aplornis metallica, Lamprotornis metallica
Lithuanian: Blizgusis aplonis
Dutch: Violette Purperspreeuw, Violette Purperspreeuw (metallica groep)
Norwegian: Metallstær, metallstær (metallica gr.)
Polish: skworczyk towarzyski, skworczyk towarzyski [gr. metallica]
Portuguese: estorninho-lustroso
Portuguese (Portugal): estorninho-metálico [grupo metallica]
Russian: Блестящий скворец, Металлический аплонис, Металлический скворец [группа metallica]
Slovak: majna družná, majna družná (skup.)
Serbian: Metalik čvorak
Swedish: Metallglansstare, metallstare
Turkish: Metalik Sığırcık, Metalik sığırcık [metallica grubu]
Ukrainian: Шпак-малюк блискітливий
Chinese: 群辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 群集椋鳥

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