Cape Glossy Starling - Lamprotornis nitens

Length 9.8 in (25.0 cm)
Weight 2.6-3.7 oz (75-105 g)
Clutch Size 3
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Cape Glossy Starling is also known as the Red-shouldered Glossy-starling or Cape Starling. They are found in southern Africa in woodlands, bushveld and in suburbs. Sexes are alike.

They are omnivores and their diet is mostly insects and fruit.

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