First record for Malawi of Kenrick’s Starling (Poeoptera kenricki Shelley, 1894) (Aves: Sturnidae)

Joshua I. Engel, David Willard, Potiphar M. Kaliba, Lovemore Mazibuko


We report on the first record of Kenrick’s Starling for Malawi. A flock of more than 150 birds was observed in the Misuku Hills in far northern Malawi; two individuals were collected for voucher specimens and deposited in museum collections.


new record; endemic bird; East Africa

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