Rüppell's starling

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Rüppell's starling
Lamprotornis purpuropterus Rueppell's Glossy Starling.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae
Genus: Lamprotornis
Species:
L. purpuroptera
Binomial name
Lamprotornis purpuroptera
Rüppell, 1845

Rüppell's starling (Lamprotornis purpuroptera), also known as Rueppell's glossy-starling or Rueppell's long-tailed starling, is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is found in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Chad, Tanzania, and Uganda.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Lamprotornis purpuroptera". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22710751A94259294. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22710751A94259294.en. Retrieved 13 November 2021.