Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Starlings :: Rueppell's Glossy-Starling
Rueppell's Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis purpuropterus
Described by: Rüppell (1845)
Alternate common name(s): Rüppell's Glossy-starling, Rüppell's Long-tailed Starling, Rüppell's Long-tailed Glossy-starling
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Range(1) Ec. Sudan, n. Ethiopia, and Eritrea.
(2) S. Sudan, ne. and e. Zaire, s. Ethiopia, s. Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, ne. and sw. Tanzania.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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