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Cape Glossy Starling
Cape Glossy Starling
Cape Glossy Starling

Cape Glossy Starling

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The Cape starlingred-shouldered glossy-starling or Cape glossy starling (Lamprotornis nitens) is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is found in southern Africa.

Habitat

The Cape Glossy Starling lives in woodlands, bush veld and in suburbs.

Description:

The Cape Glossy Starling has a blue head with darker ear coverts , the upper parts of the body are greenish-blue and the eye are an orange color. The plumage is a  uniform bright, glossy color.

Breeding

It nests in crevices such as holes in trees

Song

The Cape Glossy Starling has a lengthy warbling song.

Diet for Cape Glossy Starlings:

Paradise Earth Premium Softball Blend, Dried Insects ,zupreme fruit blend and fruit.