Copper-tailed Glossy Starling (Hylopsar cupreocauda) - HBW 14, p. 757
French: Choucador à queue bronzée
Spanish: Estornino Colicobrizo
Other common names: Copper(y)-tailed Starling
Taxonomy: Lamprocolius cupreocauda Hartlaub, 1857, Sierra Leone, Aguapim (SE Ghana) and Gabon [error].
Genus often subsumed into Lamprotornis. Forms a superspecies with H. purpureiceps. Monotypic.
Distribution: Sierra Leone, SE Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast and Ghana.
- Near Threatened Enlarge map
An adult on a tree
Locality Kakum National Park, Central Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Frederic Pelsy 10 April 2012 2 years ago 4.5
Locality Antwikwaa, Kakum National Park, Central Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 13 May 2008 4 years ago 3.4
Locality Kakum National Park, Central Region, Ghana
Markus Lilje 8 January 2016 8 weeks ago 2.7