Shelley's Starling
Lamprotornis shelleyi
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Shelley's starling breeds in Ethiopia and Somalia and overwinters in Kenya and a small area of norhtern Tanzania; the map (click link on right) shows the breeding range. It differs from Hildebrandt's starling by having a darker, more uniformly coloured breast and orange, not red, eyes. These photos were taken in Mkomazi NP (8-10).
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