Greater Blue-eared Starling
Lamprotornis chalybaeus
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The greater blue-eared starling nests in a tree cavity, lining the nest with dry grass (4th row photos, Marangu, 10-03). It is parasitized by the great spotted cuckoo and the greater honeyguide. The right 4th row immature was photographed in Moshi (1-17), courtesy of Emmanuel Mgimwa. The other photos were taken in Suledo, Magangwe, Seronera and Katavi NP. Click the photo above to see 19 enlargements.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Steve Brynes, Karine Van der Vurst, Stein Ø. Nilsen, Per Holmen
Emmanuel Mgimwa, Trude Peterson

Last Update this page: 10-13-21