Ruppell's Glossy Starling Lamprotornis purpuropterus

Ruppell's Glossy Starling
Ruppell's Glossy Starling
Ruppell's Glossy Starling has shining blue, turquoise and purple plumage like the Splendid Glossy Starling, with a black head and white eyes like the Superb Starling. Male and female have similar irridescent plumage. The male is an excellent mimic of other birds' song.
Ruppell's Glossy Starling
Ruppell's Glossy Starling
Ruppell's Glossy Starling
Ruppell's Glossy Starling is native to Central and East Africa.