The iridescent violet-backed starling 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.
Where to see them: Wings of the World
Length: 6.5 in
Weight: 1.5 oz
Diet: Fruit and insects
Range: Southern Africa
Bold Birds :
Often spotted in gardens, starlings adapt well to living near humans
Often spotted in gardens, starlings adapt well to living near humans.