Kenrick's Starling

The Kenrick's 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 Kenrick's Starling (Poeoptera kenricki) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Poeoptera kenricki. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007. External links - * Image at ADW Stub icon This Sturnidae-related article is a stub. More

species is Kenrick's Starling (Poeoptera kenricki), at 15 centimetres (6 in), but the lightest-weight species is Abbott's Starling (Poeoptera femoralis), at 34 grams (1.2 oz). The largest starlings are the mynas of the genus Mino, especially the Yellow-faced (Mino dumontii) and Long-tailed Mynas (Mino kreffti). These mynas can exceed 30 centimetres (1 ft) and weigh over 225 grams (8 oz). Several species of starling exhibit sexual dimorphism in size, with the males being larger than the females. More

The Kenrick's Starling (Poeoptera kenricki) is the shortest-bodied Starling species averaging 15 cm or 6 inches in length. It occurs in the following African countries: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Uganda. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Sturnidae
Genus : Poeoptera
Species : kenricki
Authority : Shelley, 1894