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Violet-backed Starling

Cinnyricinclus leucogaster

Description:

This is the male, with vivid violet colouring, the shade varying depending on how the light catches it.

Habitat:

Savanna/woodland

Notes:

Fairly frequently seen at the Siphiso campsite in Mlawula Nature Reserve.

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2 Comments

chebeague20142
chebeague20142 7 years ago

This is a beautiful bird

medusasnakes123
medusasnakes123 7 years ago

How beautiful! Where did you find this?! :)

KateBraun
Spotted by
KateBraun

Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Spotted on Oct 20, 2013
Submitted on Jan 25, 2014

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