Starlings (Sturnidae)

Emerald Starling (Lamprotornis iris) - HBW 14, p. 752

French: Choucador iris German: Schillerglanzstar Spanish: Estornino Esmeralda
Other common names: Emerald Glossy Starling, Iris Glossy Starling

Taxonomy: Coccycolius iris Oustalet, 1879, Los Islands, coast of Guinea, probably error = interior Guinea.
Sometimes placed in a monotypic genus Coccycolius. Monotypic.

Distribution: Guinea, N Sierra Leone and C Ivory Coast.