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Onychognathus
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Pale-winged Starling
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Superfamily: Muscicapoidea
Clade: Starling clade
Family: Sturnidae
Subfamily: Sturninae
Tribe: Onychognathini
Bonaparte, 1854
Genus: Onychognathus
Hartlaub, 1849
Species

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Onychognathus, is a genus of African starlings.

All the species are quite similar, and characterised by rufous primary wing feathers, very obvious in flight. The males are typically mainly glossy black, and the females dull dark grey.

Species in taxonomic order

References

  • Feare, Chris; Craig, Adrian (1999). Starlings and Mynas. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-7136-3961-X.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)


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