Starlings (Sturnidae)

Slender-billed Starling (Onychognathus tenuirostris) - HBW 14, p. 739

French: Rufipenne à bec fin German: Zimtflügelstar Spanish: Estornino Picofino
Other common names: Slender-billed Red-winged Starling

Taxonomy: Lamprotornis tenuirostris Rüppell, 1836, Ethiopia.
Proposed race theresae (described from N Aberdares, in Kenya) considered largely inseparable from birds in rest of species' range. Treated as monotypic.

Distribution: Extreme SC Eritrea S to C & S Ethiopia; E DRCongo, SW Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi; Mt Elgon (Uganda-Kenya border) and W & C Kenya; NE & S Tanzania (Eastern Arc Mts); and NE Zambia and N Malawi (Nyika Plateau).

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