Passeriformes

Starlings (Sturnidae)

HBW 14, p. 654

  • Small to medium-sized passerines with slender to heavy bill; plumage coloration often black, or with brilliant iridescent structural colours.
  • Africa, Eurasia, Pacific islands, and north-east Australia; introduced in many parts of world.
  • Forest, grassland, scrubland, orchards, plantations, gardens, villages, urban areas.
  • 31 genera, 112 species, 215 taxa.
  • 8 species threatened; 5 extinct since 1600.
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31 genera, 112 species

2662 files covering
31 genera (100%)
103 species (92%)

 

    1053 videos covering
31 genera (100%)
92 species (82%)
    1466 photographs covering
31 genera (100%)
100 species (89%)
    143 sound recordings covering
22 genera (71%)
57 species (51%)
112 103 92 92 82 100 89 57 51


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