Purple Glossy-Starling

The adults of these stocky 22–23 cm long birds have a metallic purple head and body, and glossy green wings. They have a short tail and a yellow eye. The sexes are similar, but juveniles are much duller, with grey underparts and a brown iris.

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The Purple Glossy-Starling is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Purple Glossy-starling, Lamprotornis purpureus * Rueppell's Glossy-starling, Lamprotornis purpuroptera * Long-tailed Glossy-starling, Lamprotornis caudatus * Meves' Glossy-starling, Lamprotornis mevesii * Burchell's Glossy-starling, Lamprotornis australis * Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling, Lamprotornis acuticaudus * Superb Starling, Lamprotornis superbus * Hildebrandt's Starling, Lamprotornis hildebrandti * Shelley's Starling, Lamprotornis shelleyi * Chestnut-bellied Starling, Lamprotornis pulcher More

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Purple Glossy-Starling, Lamprotornis purpureus Sturnidae (STARLINGS) Purple Glossy-Starling, Lamprotornis purpureus This photo was taken in: Gambia This photo was taken with: Hand-held Canon EOS650 and Sigma 170-500mm zoom lens with Fuji Sensia ASA200 slide film. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Sturnidae
Genus : Lamprotornis
Species : purpureus
Authority : (Müller, 1776)