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The Cape Glossy Starling is a bird about the same size as a starling. The height of the Cape Glossy Starling is about 25 cms and its weight is about 90 gms. The male and female Cape Glossy Starling have the same plumage and colours
* Head is blue.
* Eye is orange.
* Bill is black.
* Throat is blue.
* Back is blue.
* Legs are black.
This bird has normally proportioned leg length. The Cape Glossy Starling is monogamous unless its mate dies. In the event of a partner dying, it will seek out a new mate. The nesting habit of Cape Glossy Starling is to create the nest in a hole in a tree trunk. The bird lays eggs which are blue in colour and number between 2 to 6.
Info source: http://www.thekruger.com/knpbirds/lamprotornisnitens.htm
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The photo was taken during September 2017 at Afsaal Picnic Spot, Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

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