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

Purple Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis purpureus

Described by: Müller, Statius (1776)
Alternate common name(s): Purple Glossy-starling
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Saly, Senegal - Feb 18, 2004 © Alain Fossé  Saly, Senegal - Feb 18, 2004 © Alain Fossé 
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(1) Senegambia to s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger, and Nigeria.
(2) Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, ne. Zaire, Uganda and nw. Kenya.


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


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