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European Starling
Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Sturnidae - starlings and rhabdornis

Other names

= Common Starling

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Menacanthus eurysternus (Burmeister, 1838), Brueelia nebulosa (Burmeister, 1838), Sturnidoecus sturni (Schrank, 1776)

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 13

subspecies Sturnus vulgaris caucasicus Lorenz, 1887
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris faroensis Feilden, 1872 - Faroe Starling
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris granti Hartert, 1903
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris humii Brooks, 1876
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris minor Hume, 1873
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris nobilior Hume, 1879
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris oppenheimi Neumann, 1915
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris poltaratskyi Finsch, 1878
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris porphyronotus Sharpe, 1888
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris purpurascens Gould, 1868
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris tauricus Buturlin, 1904
subspecies Sturnus vulgaris vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758

Sturnus vulgaris vulgaris

subspecies Sturnus vulgaris zetlandicus Hartert, 1918

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Sturnus vulgaris]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [6815]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Sturnus vulgaris]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97244]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Sturnus vulgaris]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Sturnus vulgaris]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Sturnus vulgaris]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [http://www.eoy.ee/yhing/nime.htm] [as Sturnus vulgaris]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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