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Starling, Pied
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Spreo bicolor
Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Free State Province, Gauteng Province, Global, KwaZulu Natal Province, Lesotho, Mpumalanga Province, North West Province, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Southern Africa, Western Cape Province Read more
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The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be common to abundant (Feare et al. 1998). ...
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The adult of this 27–28 cm long starling has mainly dully glossed black plumage except for a white lower belly and undertail. It has a white iris and yellow lower mandible. The sexes are alike, but the juvenile has unglossed plumage, a brown iris and a dull yellow lower mandible. There are no subspecies. This species has a number of calls, but the most familiar is a skeer kerrra kerrra. There is also a soft warbling song.[ 4] ...
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