Starlings (Sturnidae)

Striated Starling (Aplonis striata) - HBW 14, p. 719

French: Stourne calédonien German: Dickschnabelstar Spanish: Estornino de Nueva Caledonia

Taxonomy: Coracias striata J. F. Gmelin, 1788, New Caledonia.
Genus name sometimes given as Aplornis (see page 659). Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • striata ( J. F. Gmelin, 1788) - New Caledonia.
  • atronitens G. R. Gray, 1859 - Loyalty Is.