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Violet-backed Starling

Cinnyricinclus leucogaster


Purple above and white below. I spotted him with my binos first, and by the time I got my camera up this was the best photo I could get. Luckily nothing else is this color so you can still tell what it is :)


In tall trees near a creek in a mostly thorn scrub area.

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uPhongolo Local Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 8, 2014
Submitted on Jan 24, 2014

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