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Estornino de Hildebrandt. Hildebrandt's starling

Lamprotornis hildebrandti

Habitat:

Sabana. Savanah

Notes:

Cerca Ngorongoro


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3 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 years ago

De nada Isabela. I only got to study this bird after spotting one myself!

Isabela
Isabela 5 years ago

Hola Daniele, muchas gracias por la identificación. You are right it's a Hildebrandt's Starling.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 years ago

¡Hola Isabela! I believe this bird is not a superb starling but Shelley's or Hildebrandt's starling. The superb starling has a white vent, white chest bar and white eyes.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hildebrandt...
My reference: Birds of Africa, Sinclair and Ryan, 2003

Arusha, Tanzania

Lat: -3.21, Long: 35.46

Spotted on Apr 4, 2006
Submitted on Sep 4, 2010

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