Emerald/ Iris Glossy Starling Coccycolius iris

Emerald Starling
Emerald Starling
Emerald Starling
The EMERALD STARLING is also called the IRIS GLOSSY STARLING and sometimes placed in the same genus as the other Glossy Starlings (e.g. Purple and Blue-eared).
Emerald Starling
Emerald Starling
Emerald Starlings
It is native to West Africa. Male and female have similar iridescent green and purple plumage.
Emerald Starling
Emerald Starling Like other starlings, this jewel is a gregarious bird.
Emerald Starling