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Greater Blue-eared Starling

Lamprotornis chalybaeus


± 20 cm - blue bird with black line over eyes


Also sitting on a rhino with the oxpeckers.

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Greater Blue-eared Starling
Lamprotornis chalybaeus Greater Blue-eared Starling


Smith Zoo
Smith Zoo 4 years ago

It was the best trip ever! I've only edited 4 days sightings, 7 days to go!! I need to take less photos ;) - exciting spots coming soon!

DanielePralong 4 years ago

You're welcome Dez! In Kruger you're right at the edge of their range. It looks like your trip there was wonderful :-)

Smith Zoo
Smith Zoo 4 years ago

Thanks so much Daniele! Birds are my weakness and I just could not find this blue beauty in my books!

Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa

Lat: -23.93, Long: 31.50

Spotted on Mar 24, 2014
Submitted on Apr 20, 2014

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