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Purple Glossy Starling

Purple Glossy Starling

Scientific name: Lamprotornis purpureus
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae

The Purple Glossy Starling is a resident breeder in tropical Africa from Senegal and north Zaire east to Sudan and west Kenya. This common passerine is typically found in open woodland and cultivation. Like most starlings, the Purple Glossy Starling is fairly omnivorous, eating fruit and insects.

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Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/500s f/5.0 at 240mm (EF 70-200mm + EF 1.4x TC) ISO 800 full exif

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