Starlings (Sturnidae)

Pale-winged Starling (Onychognathus nabouroup) - HBW 14, p. 740

French: Rufipenne nabouroup German: Fahlflügelstar Spanish: Estornino Naburup

Taxonomy: Sturnus nabouroup Daudin, 1800, Kamies Mountains, Namaqualand, South Africa.
Proposed race benguellensis described (from Benguela, in W Angola) on basis of shorter wing, but differences from birds in rest of species' range considered trivial. Treated as monotypic.

Distribution: SW Angola, Namibia (except E) and W interior of South Africa (E to S Free State and W Eastern Cape).

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