Waller's Starling

Onychognathus walleri - Rufipenne de Waller

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Sturnidés

  • Genus
    :

    Onychognathus

  • Species
    :

    walleri

Descriptor

Shelley, 1880

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 73 à 92 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Rufipenne de Waller
♂ adult
Rufipenne de Waller
♀ adult

Waller's Starling (Onychognathus walleri) is a species of bird in the Sturnidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Onychognathus walleri walleri (c Kenya, Tanzania and n Malawi)
  • Onychognathus walleri preussi (se Nigeria, w Cameroon and Bioko I.)
  • Onychognathus walleri elgonensis (s Sudan and e DRCongo to w Kenya)

Foreign names

  • Rufipenne de Waller,
  • Estornino de Waller,
  • estorninho-de-waller,
  • Wallerstar,
  • Waller-dalosseregély,
  • Wallers Spreeuw,
  • Storno di Waller,
  • wallerglansstare,
  • Fjellskogstær,
  • liskavec krátkozobý,
  • špaček hvízdavý,
  • Korthalet Stær,
  • töpörakkeli,
  • estornell de Waller,
  • czarnotek krótkosterny,
  • Уоллеров длиннохвостый скворец,
  • コンゴテリムク,
  • 高山栗翅椋鸟,
  • 高山栗翅椋鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Rufipenne de Waller
♀ adult plum. transition

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane

Geographic range

Sources of information

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published: - Updated: 15-05-2014
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