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Golden-breasted Starling

Lamprotornis regius (Reichenow, 1879)

The Golden-breasted Starling (Cosmopsarus regius), also known as Royal Starling, is a medium-sized, up to 35 cm long, passerine in the starling family. The adult has a metallic green head and upperback, bright golden yellow breast and belly, dark bill and legs, white iris and metallic violet blue on wings, back, neck and its long tail feathers. Both sexes are similar. The young is duller than adult. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Lamprotornis

Scientific:
  Lamprotornis regius

Citation:
  (Reichenow, 1879)

Reference:
  Orn.Centralbl. 4 p.108

Protonym:
  Cosmopsarus regius

Avibase ID:
  EE674721A9C663AD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EE674721

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 915894

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis regius: Arid savanna of s Ethiopia to Somalia, e Kenya and ne Tanzania
English:
Golden-breasted Starling
Czech:
leskoptev zlatoprsá
German:
Königsglanzstar
Danish:
Kongeglansstær
Spanish:
Estornino Pechidorado
Finnish:
paratiisikottarainen
French:
Choucador royal
Icelandic:
Kóngastari
Italian:
Storno pettodorato
Japanese:
kinmuneonagaterimuku
Japanese:
キンムネオナガテリムク
Dutch:
Koningsglansspreeuw
Norwegian:
Kongestær
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kongestare
Polish:
blyszczak królewski
Portuguese:
Melro-metálico-real
Russian:
Златогрудый скворец
Slovak:
liskavec kráľovský
Swedish:
guldbröstad glansstare
Ukrainian:
Мерл золотогрудий
Chinese:
金胸丽椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Choucador royal ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Spréo royal ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
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):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
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:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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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:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [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):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [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):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [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:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Lamprotornis regius) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Cosmopsarus regius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Cosmopsarus regius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Cosmopsarus regius [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Golden-breasted Starling ( Cosmopsarus regius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cosmopsarus regius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lamprotornis regius [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: estornell reial
Czech: leskoptev zlatoprsá, Špacek zlatoprsý
Danish: Kongeglansstær
German: Königsglanzstar
English: Golden breasted Starling, Golden-breasted Glossy Starling, Golden-breasted Starling, Regal Starling, Taveta Golden-breasted Starling
English (IOC): Golden-breasted Starling
English (Kenya): Golden-breasted Starling
Spanish: Estornino Brillante Dorado, Estornino Pechidorado
Spanish (Spain): Estornino Pechidorado
Spanish (HBW): Golden-breasted Starling
Finnish: Paratiisikottarainen
French: Choucador royal, Étourneau royal, Spréo royal
Hungarian: királycsőricse
Icelandic: Kóngastari
Italian: Storno pettodorato, Storno reale africano
Japanese: kimmunechoubiterimuku, kinmunechoubiterimuku, kinmuneonagaterimuku
Japanese: キンムネオナガテリムク, キンムネチョウビテリムク
Scientific: Cosmopsarus regius, Cosmopsarus regius donaldsoni, Cosmopsarus regius magnificus, Cosmopsarus regius regius, Lamprotornis regius, Lamprotornis regius regius
Lithuanian: Karališkasis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Koningsglansspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kongestare
Norwegian: Kongeglansstær, Kongestær
Polish: blyszczak królewski, błyszczak królewski
Portuguese: Melro-metálico-real
Russian: Златогрудый скворец, Златогрудый спрео
Slovak: ékorec kráľovský, liskavec kráľovský
Serbian: Zlatogrudi čvorak
Swedish: Guldbröstad glansstare
Swahili: Kwenzi Kidari-dhahabu
Ukrainian: Мерл золотогрудий
Chinese: 金胸丽椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 金胸麗椋鳥

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