Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Starlings :: Splendid Glossy-Starling

Splendid Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis splendidus

Described by: Vieillot (1822)
Alternate common name(s): Splendid Glossy-starling
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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(1) Senegambia, s. Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Togo, and Benin.
(2) Nigeria, Cameroon, Principe Is., Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, n. and ne. Zaire, sw. Ethiopia s. to n. Angola, e. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, nw. Kenya, and w. Tanzania.
(3) Fernando Po.
(4) S. Angola, s. Zaire, n. Zambia and s. Tanzania.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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