Slender-billed Starling (Onychognathus tenuirostris) - HBW 14, p. 739
French: Rufipenne à bec fin
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).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A pair settled next to a waterfall Locality Nyungwe Forest National Park, Rwanda
Pascal Vagner 10 March 2013 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 14 sec 3.2
Two birds in an erythrina tree. Locality Harenna forest, Bale Mountains National Park, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 8 December 2005 6 years ago 21 sec 3.1
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