Socotra starling

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Socotra starling
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae
Genus: Onychognathus
Species: O. frater
Binomial name
Onychognathus frater
(PL Sclater & Hartlaub, 1881)

The Socotra starling (Onychognathus frater) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is endemic to Yemen.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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