French: Stourne de Rennell German: Rennellstar Spanish: Estornino de la Rennell
Rennell, Solomon Islands.
See A. feadensis (above). Monotypic.
Rennell, in S Solomon Is.
19 cm; 66–74 g. Medium-sized, short-tailed starling with lanceolate throat feathers. Head and body are black, feathers of head, mantle, rump, throat and breast edged... read more
Song a musical series of varied metallic notes, resembling those of A. cantoroides but... read more
Forest edge, less often in forest and gardens.
Food and feeding
Little information. Fruit, including figs (Ficus) and larger fruits such as papaya (Carica papaya); also insects and land... read more
Nest in stump of coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) or hole in decayed tree; only clutch known was of 3 eggs, pale blue-green with red-... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in Rennell and Bellona EBA. Uncommon, but status not well known. Range tiny, so species potentially vulnerable.
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