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Lesser blue-eared glossy starling

Lamprotornis chloropterus

Description:

Blue-green head, narrow black eye-mask, bottle-green upperparts magenta flanks. Eye colour and wing length helps identify amongst similar coloured glossy starlings

Habitat:

Grounds of costal hotel

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2 Comments

Mel11
Mel11 6 months ago

As the UK has a lot of birds that have been called collectively LBJ's - 'little brown jobbies', it is fun to find bright coloured birds where one can!

DonaldNature
DonaldNature 6 months ago

This bird looks beautiful!

Mel11
Spotted by
Mel11

Serrekunda, West Coast Region, Gambia

Spotted on Nov 5, 2014
Submitted on Jan 31, 2021

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