World Bird List

Species factsheet
Violet-backed Starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster)

Order: Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
Family: Starlings, Rhabdornis (Sturnidae)

Subspecies and Distribution
Subspecie Distribution
leucogaster Senegal and Gambia to Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania
arabicus e Sudan to nw Somalia and the Arabian Pen.
verreauxi s DR Congo to w Tanzania south to Botswana, ne South Africa and Mozambique