Sharpe's Starling (Pholia sharpii) - HBW 14, p. 756
French: Choucador de Sharpe
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird perched on a branch Locality Ruhija, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
David Fisher 24 July 2006 9 years ago 30 sec 3.9
left bird is immature Locality Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 18 September 2010 5 years ago 45 sec 3.8
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Male and female perched in front of nesting hole
Locality Aberdare National Park, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Bruno Schmetz 27 October 2013 1 year ago 4.2
Sharpe's Starling (Pholia sharpii)
Locality Arusha National Park, Arusha Region, Tanzania
Jacques Erard 15 July 2012 2 years ago 4.2
Locality Wondo Genet, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Markus Lilje 21 December 2009 5 weeks ago 4
An adult perched high in a tree.
Locality Wondo Genet, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
David Beadle 2 February 2009 3 years ago 3.3
A flock of four birds was moving around us.
Locality Nyahururu (Thompson Falls), Kenya
Antero Topp 14 October 2010 4 years ago 3.1
Side view of adult perched on a thin branch of leaf covered tree.
Locality Uganda (Monotypic species)
Pete Morris 19 August 2006 2 years ago 3
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