Slender-billed Starling

The Slender-billed Starling is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Slender-billed Starling (Onychognathus tenuirostris) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Onychognathus tenuirostris. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007. Stub icon This Sturnidae-related article is a stub. More

Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris = Described by: R More

some are, such as the Slender-billed Starling of alpine East Africa, which pollinates giant lobelias. Systematics - The starlings belong to the superfamily Muscicapoidea, together with thrushes, flycatchers and chats, as well as dippers which are quite distant and Mimidae (thrashers and mockingbirds). The latter are apparently the Sturnidae's closest living relatives, replace them in the Americas, and have a rather similar but more solitary lifestyle. More

Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris IUCN Red List history Year Category 2009 Least Concern 2008 Least Concern 2004 Least Concern 2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern 1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern 1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern Range Estimate More

Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris = Ethiopia - Feb, 2008 More

* Slender-billed Starling, Onychognathus tenuirostris * Chestnut-winged Starling, Onychognathus fulgidus * Waller's Starling, Onychognathus walleri * Somali Starling, Onychognathus blythii * Socotra Starling, Onychognathus frater * Tristram's Starling, Onychognathus tristramii * Pale-winged Starling, Onychognathus nabouroup * Bristle-crowned Starling, Onychognathus salvadorii * White-billed Starling, Onychognathus albirostris More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Sturnidae
Genus : Onychognathus
Species : tenuirostris
Authority : (Rüppell, 1836)