Starlings (Sturnidae)

Shelley's Starling (Lamprotornis shelleyi) - HBW 14, p. 745

French: Choucador de Shelley German: Shelleyglanzstar Spanish: Estornino de Shelley

Taxonomy: Spreo shelleyi Sharpe, 1890, Somalia.
May form a superspecies with and formerly considered conspecific with L. hildebrandti; both have sometimes been combined in a superspecies with L. pulcher. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds S Ethiopia and NW Somalia, probably also SE Sudan and N Kenya; non-breeding E Kenya and S Somalia.

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