Red-winged Starling

Onychognathus morio - Rufipenne morio

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Sturnidés

  • Genus
    :

    Onychognathus

  • Species
    :

    morio

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 115 à 155 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-winged Starling (Onychognathus morio) is a species of bird in the Sturnidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Onychognathus morio rueppellii (s Sudan to c Ethiopia and n Kenya)
  • Onychognathus morio morio (Uganda and Kenya to Botswana and s South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Rufipenne morio,
  • Estornino alirrojo,
  • Estorninho-d'asa-castanha,
  • Rotschwingenstar,
  • rőtszárnyú dalosseregély,
  • Roodvleugelspreeuw,
  • Storno alirosse,
  • Rödvingad glansstare,
  • Rødvingestær,
  • liskavec moriónový,
  • špaček rudokřídlý,
  • Rødvinget Sortstær,
  • kalliorakkeli,
  • Rooivlerkspreeu,
  • estornell ala-roig,
  • czarnotek rudoskrzydły,
  • Краснокрылый длиннохвостый скворец,
  • アカバネテリムク,
  • 红翅椋鸟,
  • 南非紅翅椋鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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