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Poeoptera (Starling)

Synonyms: Poeopterus

Wikipedia Abstract

Poeoptera is a genus of bird in the starling family. It contains three species, all live in forest habitats in Africa. These starlings nest in tree cavities, such as old woodpecker or barbet holes. One species, the narrow-tailed starling, nests in colonies. All are birds of the canopy, and their diet is mostly or entirely fruit. Males have a glossier appearance than females.
View Wikipedia Record: Poeoptera


Poeoptera femoralis (Abbott's Starling) (Attributes)
Poeoptera kenricki (Kenrick's Starling) (Attributes)
Poeoptera lugubris (Narrow-tailed Starling) (Attributes)
Poeoptera sharpii (Sharpe's starling) (Attributes)
Poeoptera stuhlmanni (Stuhlmann's Starling) (Attributes)

External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0