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Starling, Emerald
 
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Scientific Name:
Coccycolius iris
Location(s):
Africa, Global, Nigeria, North Africa, West Africa Read more
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IUCN
This species has been retained as Data Deficient because although it appears to be traded in fairly large numbers, which does give cause for concern, there is still a lack of knowledge on its ecology, movements and population size, hampering an accurate assessment of its status. ...
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Wikipedia
The Emerald Starling (Coccycolius iris) is also known as the Iris Glossy Starling. It is a small starling with a metallic green crown, upper body, wings and tail. The ear-coverts and underparts are metallic purple. Both sexes are similar. Its placement in a monotypic genus Coccycolius is disputed; some unite it with many other glossy-starlings in Lamprotornis. ...
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