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Bourbon crested starling (Fregilupus varius)
Subject: Bourbon crested starling (Fregilupus varius)
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Bourbon crested starling (Fregilupus varius)


Description
English: The Bourbon Crested Starling (Fregilupus varius), also known as Huppe, Crested Starling, or Réunion Starling is an extinct bird from the family of Sturnidae.
Français : L'étourneau de Bourbon (Fregilupus varius) est un passereau aujourd'hui disparu autrefois endémique de l'île de la Réunion. Le Muséum d'histoire naturelle de la Réunion l'appelle aussi huppe de Bourbon.
Deutsch: Der Hopfstar (Fregilupus varius) oder Huppe (manchmal auch als Réunion-Star bezeichnet) ist eine ausgestorbene Vogelart aus der Familie der Stare (Sturnidae).
Nederlands: De Hopspreeuw (Fregilupus varius) is een uitgestorven vogelsoort uit de familie Sturnidae (spreeuwen). Deze soort kwam voor op het Franse eiland Réunion.
Date 1907
Source Extinct birds : an attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times : that is, within the last six or seven hundred years : to which are added a few which still exist, but are on the verge of extinction. By Lionel Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild (8 February 1868 – 27 August 1937). (http://www.archive.org/details/extinctbirdsatte00roth)
Author John Gerrard Keulemans (1842–1912)
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Extinctbirds1907_P1_Fregilupus_varius0281.png

The hoopoe starling, also known as the Réunion starling or Bourbon crested starling (Fregilupus varius), is a species of starling which lived on the Mascarene island of Réunion, and became extinct in the 1850s.

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