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JUST BIRDS
Via Flickr:
1-violet-backed starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster), also known as the plum-coloured starling or amethyst starling 

2-toco toucan (Ramphastos toco), also known as the common toucan or toucan 

3-yellow bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis) 

4-sedge wren (Cistothorus platensis) 

 5-American redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)

Violet-backed Starling (male) | ©Kate Braun  (Mbabane, Sifundza seHhohho, Swaziland)

Cinnyricinclus leucogaster (Passeriformes - Sturnidae), the Violet-backed starling, is an African bird with a remarkable sexual dimorphism; males have an iridescent violet color on back (as shown in the photo), while females are brown.

Violet-backed Starling (fledgling; female?) ~ Amethystglanzstar (Ästling; weiblich?) ~ Cinnyricinclus leucogaster

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