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Golden-breasted Starling

Cosmopsarus regius

Description:

The Golden-breasted Starling, Cosmopsarus regius also known as Royal Starling is a medium-sized, up to 35cm long, passerine in the starling family. The adult has a metallic green head and upperback, bright golden yellow breast and belly, dark bill and legs, white iris and metallic violet blue on wings, back, neck and its long tail feathers. Both sexes are similar. The young is duller than adult.

Habitat:

Spotted in Avifauna, Netherlands

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1 Comment

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

nice pic again we have starlings in our parts also but not wid such long tail

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Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Spotted on Apr 21, 2010
Submitted on Jul 12, 2011

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