Pale-winged starling

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Pale-winged starling
Pale-winged starling (Onychognathus nabouroup).jpg
Damaraland, Namibia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae
Genus: Onychognathus
Species: O. nabouroup
Binomial name
Onychognathus nabouroup
(Daudin, 1800)

The pale-winged starling (Onychognathus nabouroup) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa.


Pale-winged starling in flight

This starling is found in arid and semi-arid areas in South-western Africa, mainly in areas with rocky terrain, cliffs and gorges.


The pale-winged starling is a generalist omnivore, feeding on a range of fruit and insects.


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