Backyard BirdsUncategorized

Slender-billed Starlings


Photo Wanted




The Slender-billed Starlings (Onychognathus tenuirostris) – also commonly known as Slender-billed Chestnut-winged Starlings or Slender-billed Red-winged Starlings – occur naturally in Africa, specifically from extreme south-central Eritrea south to central and southern Ethiopia; eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, southwestern Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi; west and central Kenya, northeastern and southern Tanzania and northeastern Zambia and northern Malawi.


Alternate (Global) Names

Chinese: ?????? … Czech: Špacek tenkozobý, špa?ek tenkozobý … Danish: Tyndnæbbet Sortstær … Dutch: Kaneelvleugelspreeuw … Finnish: Etanarakkeli, hentorakkeli … French: Étourneau à bec fin, Rufipenne à bec fin, Sansonnet cannelle … German: Zimtflügelstar … Italian: Storno beccofine, Storno beccosottile … Japanese: hashibosoterimuku … Norwegian: Smalnebbstær … Polish: czarnotek cienkodzioby … Russian: ??????????? ????????????? ??????? … Slovak: liskavec tenkozobý … Spanish: Estornino de Pico Agudo, Estornino Picofino … Swedish: Smalnäbbad glansstare … Swahili: Kizole Domo-jembamba


Additional Resources


Species Research by Sibylle Johnson


Please Note: The articles or images on this page are the sole property of the authors or photographers. Please contact them directly with respect to any copyright or licensing questions. Thank you.




Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button