Starlings (Sturnidae)

Abbott's Starling (Pholia femoralis) - HBW 14, p. 756

French: Choucador d'Abbott German: Abbottstar Spanish: Estornino de Abbott

Taxonomy: Pholidauges femoralis Richmond, 1897, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
Genus often subsumed into Cinnyricinclus. Has been suggested that this species and P. sharpii form a superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: Highland forest in SC Kenya (E of Rift Valley) and NE Tanzania.

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