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Superb Starling

Lamprotornis superbus

Description:

This 'superbly' colored bird is a common sight on the roadsides of Kenya, but can also been found in the country's nature reserves (see second photograph). They forage largely on the ground but can be found perching on trees as well.

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3 Comments

duttagupta35504
duttagupta35504 6 years ago

Thank you Neil Ross and Marta RubioTexeira! We only saw one species of hornbill on the trip, but it was the spectacular Southern Ground Hornbill, so I'm not complaining. :P

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

Oh I remember these little guys. One of my favourites. Glossies and hornbills were ever present.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Gorgeous birdie!

duttagupta35504
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Nakuru, Nakuru, Kenya

Spotted on Oct 9, 2000
Submitted on Jul 27, 2014

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