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Superb Starling - after the rain

Superb Starling - after the rain

Scientific name: Lamprotornis superbus
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae

The Superb Starling is a member of the starling family of birds. It can commonly be found in East Africa, including Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.This bird occurs in woodlands, thorn bush, acacia, as well as agricultural fields. It is often found near human settlement. Superb Starlings feed on insects, fruit, and grains. They are known to eat some agricultural pests, but will also feed on crops.

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Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/125s f/5.0 at 280mm (EF 70-200mm + EF 1.4x TC) ISO 400 with Flash full exif

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Piotr Stankiewicz06-Jan-2007 12:34
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