Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Starlings :: Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-Starling
Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus
Described by: Swainson (1838)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-starling, Swainson's Green-tailed Glossy-starling, Swainson's Glossy-starling, Green-tailed Glossy-starling, Southern Blue-eared Glossy-starling, Southern Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-starling
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Range(1) Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, ne. Zaire, n. Uganda and w. Kenya.
(2) S. Sudan to s. Uganda, Burundi, s. Kenya, se. and sw. Tanzania, se. Zaire, s. through Malawi, Zambia, n. Botswana, ex. ne. Namibia (Caprivi), Zimbabwe, s. Mozambique and South Africa(?).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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