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Category:Spreo - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Spreo

Description

Some authorities place several African Starlings in this genus:

All have a greyish-white plumage and pale eyes.

Taxonomy

Spreo would be a genus in the family Sturnidae.
All species are now usually included in the genus Lamprotornis.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2009. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553507

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