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Onychognathus fulgidus hartlaubi 

Linguistics
Actual scientific name :   Onychognathus fulgidus hartlaubi 
     
Old scientific name :   Onychognathus fulgidus hartlaubi 
     
French name :   Etourneau roupenne
     
English name :   Forest Chestnut-winged Starling
     
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Description :   Distinguished by its red wings.  
     
Habitat :   Forest bird. In Katanga, it is only found in the North of the province, in the dense gallery forests of the Lualaba.  
     
Behaviour :   Often in pairs or in small groups, they are noisy and particularly like old large trees with a lot of dead wood. 
     
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Life history :   Nidification takes place from October to May during the rainy season.  
     
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The vernacular names were collected in the field and in the colonial literature from the first part of the 20th century. The monks who established the first dictionaries were not necessarily informed naturalists. Therefore, errors must have been committed.

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