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White-faced Starling

Sturnornis albofrontatus (Layard, EL, 1854)

The White-faced Starling, (Sturnornus albofrontatus), is a member of the starling family of birds. It is an endemic resident breeder in Sri Lanka. It was for a long time erroneously known as S. senex; this was eventually identified as a junior synonym of the Red-billed Starling (Mees 1997). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Sturnornis

Scientific:
  Sturnornis albofrontatus

Citation:
  (Layard, EL, 1854)

Reference:
  Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(2) 13 p.217

Protonym:
  Heterornis albofrontata

Avibase ID:
  E3A389C3021EFBF1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E3A389C3

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 915887


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Sturnornis albofrontatus: Forests of wet zone of sw Sri Lanka
English:
White-faced Starling
Czech:
špaček srílanský
German:
Greisenstar
Danish:
Hvidhovedet Stær
Spanish:
Estornino Cingalés
Finnish:
srilankankottarainen
French:
Étourneau de Ceylan
Italian:
Storno facciabianca
Japanese:
shirogaomukudori
Japanese:
シロガオムクドリ
Dutch:
Maskerspreeuw
Norwegian:
Hvitmaskestær
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitmaskestare
Polish:
szpak bialolicy
Russian:
Цейлонский скворец
Slovak:
škorec bielolíci
Swedish:
ceylonstare
Ukrainian:
Шпак цейлонський
Chinese:
白脸椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Étourneau de Ceylan ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Étourneau de Ceylan ( Sturnus senex)
Clements 1st edition:
Ceylon Starling ( Sturnus senex)
Clements 3rd edition:
Ceylon Starling ( Sturnus senex)
Clements 4th edition:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus senex)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 6th edition:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
Clements, version 2015:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Clements, version 2016:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Clements, version 2017:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Clements, version 2018:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Clements, version 2019:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
eBird version 1.50:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
eBird version 1.52:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
eBird version 1.53:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
eBird version 1.54:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
eBird version 1.55:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnia albofrontata)
eBird version 2015:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
eBird version 2016:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
eBird version 2017:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
eBird version 2018:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
eBird version 2019:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Ceylon White-headed Starling ( Sturnus senex)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Ceylon White-headed Starling ( Sturnus senex)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnornis albofrontatus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Ceylon Starling ( Sturnus senex)
Oriental Bird Club:
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus albofrontatus)
James Lee Peters:
Sturnus senex
James Lee Peters (original):
Sturnus senex
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Sturnus senex
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus senex)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus senex)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
White-faced Starling ( Sturnus senex)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sturnus senex
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sturnornis albofrontatus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: estornell de Sri Lanka
Czech: Špacek cejlonský, špaček srílanský
Danish: Hvidhovedet Stær
German: Greisenstar
English: Ceylon Starling, Ceylon White-headed Myna, Ceylon White-headed Starling, Sri Lanka White-headed Myna, Sri Lankan Starling, Sri Lankan White-headed Starling, White faced Starling, White-faced Starling, White-faced Starling (nominal form), White-faced Starling (nominate)
English (IOC): White-faced Starling
Spanish: Estornino Cingalés, Estornino de Cara Blanca
Spanish (Spain): Estornino Cingalés
Spanish (HBW): White-faced Starling
Finnish: Ceyloninkottarainen, srilankankottarainen
French: Étourneau de Ceylan, Étourneau de Ceylan (nominal), Étourneau de Ceylan (nominale), Étourneau de Ceylan (race nominale), Étourneau du Sri Lanka, Martin à face blanche
Hungarian: ősz seregély
Italian: Storno facciabianca, Storno testabianca di Sri Lanka
Japanese: shirogaomukudori
Japanese: シロガオムクドリ
Scientific: Heterornis albofrontata, Sturnia albofrontata, Sturnornis albofrontatus, Sturnus albofronta, Sturnus albofrontatus, Sturnus albofrontatus albofrontatus, Sturnus senex, Sturnus senex senex
Lithuanian: Baltaskruostis varnėnas, šrilankinis varnėnas
Dutch: Maskerspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitmaskestare
Norwegian: Hvitmaskestær
Polish: szpak bialolicy, szpak białolicy
Russian: Цейлонский скворец
Slovak: škorec bielolíci
Swedish: ceylonstare, Vithuvad stare
Ukrainian: Шпак цейлонський
Chinese: 白脸椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白臉椋鳥

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