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glossy starling Line breaks: glossy star|ling

Definition of glossy starling in English:


An African starling with dark glossy plumage that has metallic blue, green, and purple reflections.
  • Genus Lamprotornis, family Sturnidae: several species
Example sentences
  • I've seen the return of grey loeries and glossy starlings, which are found in the Lowveld, to Johannesburg.
  • Two Greater blue-eared glossy starlings were in a tree along the road as were two Pygmy sunbirds.
  • Other birds that are part of the same family include: starlings, glossy starlings, mynah birds, and tick birds.
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