Burchell's Starling (Lamprotornis australis) - HBW 14, p. 745
French: Choucador de Burchell
Spanish: Estornino de Burchell
Other common names: Burchell's Glossy/Greater Glossy Starling
Taxonomy: Megalopterus australis A. Smith, 1836, country north of Kurrichane, North West Province, South Africa.
Distribution: S Angola S to C & E Namibia, E to SW Zambia, NW Zimbabwe, Botswana, N South Africa and Swaziland.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird singing from a branch Locality Maun Rest Camp, Maun, North-West District, Botswana (Monotypic species)
Keith Blomerley 6 January 2007 6 years ago 24 sec 4.4
A bird perched in low light, calling and flying off Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Dave Jackson 1 January 2002 5 years ago 15 sec 4.4
An individual preening itself on a branch Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Peter Waanders 31 December 2002 9 years ago 17 sec 3
A bird walking on the ground Locality Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, North-West District, Botswana (Monotypic species)
Juan Sanabria 27 September 2005 7 years ago 23 sec 2.7
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Good shot of iridescent plumage on bird perched on branch.
Locality Mahango Game Reserve, Caprivi Region, Namibia
ian wood 21 December 2011 1 year ago 4.3
Near a waterhole
Locality Kang, Kgalagadi District, Botswana
Marco Valentini 18 August 2010 2 years ago 4
A bird perched on a wire.
Locality Gauteng Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 20 October 2008 3 years ago 4
A dorsal view.
Locality Omaruru, Erongo Region, Namibia (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 9 April 2013 30 weeks ago 3.8
On the ground
Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa
Guy Poisson 29 October 2012 50 weeks ago 3.8
A bird standing on the ground.
Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 6 November 2010 2 years ago 3.8