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Iris Glossy-Starling

Lamprotornis iris (Oustalet, 1879)

The Emerald Starling (Coccycolius iris) is also known as the Iris Glossy Starling. It is a small starling with a metallic green crown, upper body, wings and tail. The ear-coverts and underparts are metallic purple. Both sexes are similar. Its placement in a monotypic genus Coccycolius is disputed; some unite it with many other glossy-starlings in Lamprotornis. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Lamprotornis

Scientific:
  Lamprotornis iris

Citation:
  (Oustalet, 1879)

Reference:
  Bull.Soc.Philom.(7) p.85

Protonym:
  Coccycolius iris

Avibase ID:
  86BC7EC3367479F7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/86BC7EC3

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 915892

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis iris: Wooded savanna of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast
English:
Iris Glossy-Starling
Catalan:
estornell maragda
Czech:
leskoptev smaragdová
Danish:
Smaragdglansstær
German:
Schillerglanzstar
Spanish:
Estornino Esmeralda
Spanish (Spain):
Estornino Esmeralda
Finnish:
guineanloistokottarainen
French:
Choucador iris
Croatian:
smaragdni čvorak
Hungarian:
Schiller-fényseregély
Italian:
Storno smeraldino
Japanese (romaji):
emerarudoterimuku
Japanese:
エメラルドテリムク
Lithuanian:
Smaragdinis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch:
Emeraldspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Irisglansstare
Norwegian:
Irisglansstær
Polish:
błyszczak tęczowy
Russian:
Изумрудный спрео
Slovak:
liskavec smaragdový
Serbian:
Smaragdni čvorak
Swedish:
smaragdglansstare
Ukrainian:
Мерл райдужний
Chinese:
翠辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
虹輝椋鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Emerald Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Choucador iris ( Lamprotornis iris)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Choucador iris ( Coccycolius iris)
Clements 1st edition:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements, version 2021:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 3rd edition:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 4th edition:
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 6th edition:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements, version 2015:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements, version 2016:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements, version 2017:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements, version 2018:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Clements, version 2019:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 1.50:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 1.52:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 1.53:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 1.54:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 1.55:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 2015:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 2016:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 2017:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 2018:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 2019:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
eBird version 2021:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Iris Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Iris Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
James Lee Peters:
Lamprotornis iris
James Lee Peters (original):
Lamprotornis iris
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Lamprotornis iris
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Iris Glossy-Starling ( Coccycolius iris)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Emerald Starling ( Lamprotornis iris)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coccycolius iris
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lamprotornis iris

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: estornell maragda
Czech: Leskoptev duhová, leskoptev smaragdová
Danish: Smaragdglansstær
German: Schillerglanzstar, Schiller-Glanzstar
English: Emerald Starling, Iris Glossy Starling, Iris Glossy-Starling
English, HBW: Emerald Starling
English (IOC): Emerald Starling
English (United States): Emerald Starling
Esperanto: Smeralda brilsturno
Spanish: Estornino de Ojos Brillantes, Estornino Esmeralda
Spanish (Spain): Estornino Esmeralda
Spanish (HBW): Emerald Starling
Finnish: Guineanloistokottarainen
French: Choucador iris, Étourneau métallique émeraude, Merle métallique iris, Merle métallique vert
Croatian: smaragdni čvorak
Hungarian: Schiller-fényseregély
Italian: Storno smeraldino, Storno splendido di Iris
Japanese (romaji): emerarudoterimuku, makieterimuku
Japanese: エメラルドテリムク, マキエテリムク
Scientific: Coccycolius iris, Lamprotornis iris
Lithuanian: Smaragdinis blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Emeraldglansspreeuw, Emeraldspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Irisglansstare
Norwegian: Irisglansstær, Smaragdglasstær
Polish: blyszczak teczowy, błyszczak tęczowy
Portuguese (Portugal): estorninho-esmeraldino
Russian: Изумрудный блестящий скворец, Изумрудный спрео
Slovak: liskavec smaragdový
Serbian: Smaragdni čvorak
Swedish: smaragdglansstare, Smaragdstare
Turkish: Zümrüdi sığırcık
Ukrainian: Мерл райдужний
Chinese: 翠辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 虹輝椋鳥

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