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Violet-backed Starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster)
The Violet-backed Starling, also known as the Plum-coloured Starling or Amethyst Starling. The bird forages in small family groups, following the fruiting cycle of fig trees. It also catches insects on the fly. Spending most of its time in the trees, this starling rarely descends to the ground.

The Violet-backed Starling, also known as the Plum-coloured Starling or Amethyst Starling. The bird forages in small family groups, following the fruiting cycle of fig trees. It also catches insects on the fly. Spending most of its time in the trees, this starling rarely descends to the ground.

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