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 7 years ago 30 sec 3.9
left bird is immature Locality Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 18 September 2010 3 years ago 45 sec 3.6