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Superb Starling

Lamprotornis superbus

Description:

A Superb Starling spotted in Samburu, Kenya. These small short-tailed starlings have a long narrow bill, robust bodies, strong feet and a distinctive plumage pattern. Adults have black heads and iridescent blue-to-green back, upper breast, wings, and tail. The belly is red-orange, separated from the blue breast by a white bar. The undertail coverts and the wing linings are white

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Chris79
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Chris79

Samburu County, Kenya

Spotted on Oct 12, 2011
Submitted on Sep 9, 2020

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