Starlings (Sturnidae)

Sharpe's Starling (Pholia sharpii) - HBW 14, p. 756

French: Choucador de Sharpe German: Rostbauchstar Spanish: Estornino de Sharpe

Taxonomy: Pholidauges sharpii F. J. Jackson, 1898, Eldama Ravine, Kenya.
Genus often subsumed into Cinnyricinclus. Has been suggested that this species and P. femoralis form a superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Sudan, SW Ethiopia, extreme E DRCongo, SW Uganda, W parts of Rwanda and Burundi, Mt Elgon (E Uganda-W Kenya border), C & S Kenya, and N, W & SW Tanzania.

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