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Copper-tailed Glossy Starling
Alternative name: Copper-tailed Starling
A dark, small starling with a short tail. 18cm.
Sexes similar. Juveniles have a sooty-brown plumage, glossy green upperparts and purple gloss on crown.
Edge of forest, forests, riverine and gallery forest.
Usually seen in pairs or small groups.
The diet includes insects, fruit (often figs), and berries. Forages mainly in the canopy.
It makes its nest in dead tree cavities. One pair was observed with three fledglings.
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