Madagascan starling

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Madagascan starling
Saraglossa aurata - 1700-1880 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ15800167.tif
Scientific classification
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Hartlaubius

(Bonaparte, 1853)
Species:
H. auratus
Binomial name
Hartlaubius auratus
(Müller, 1776)
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Distribution of the Madagascan starling
Synonyms

Saroglossa aurata

The Madagascan starling (Hartlaubius auratus) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is endemic to Madagascar.[1]

Commonly placed in the monotypic genus Hartlaubius, the Madagascan starling is also sometimes placed in the genus Saroglossa (as Saroglossa aurata), which otherwise only contains the spot-winged starling (S. spilopterus).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Saroglossa aurata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved September 30, 2012.
  2. ^ "Hartlaubius". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved May 29, 2014.