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Glossy starlings in Gambia in March (1 Viewer)

Tully

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Having difficulty with my Glossy Starlings from the road to Tendaba in the Gambia in March. Thought Purple on this one
Thanks
 

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RafaelMatias

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Portugal
#2 is again a Purple :)
note how the tail is short (beyond the wing tips), and the front feathers seem to "squeeze" and elongate around the bill base.

#3 is a Splendid GS: white-eye, large black mask, etc :)
 

RafaelMatias

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Portugal
I think it might be an immature Lesser Blue-eared, but I'm far from certain and further opinions would be most welcomed...

EDIT: your 3rd pic of the bird is not attached...
EDIT2: now it is ;)
 

Tully

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I think it might be an immature Lesser Blue-eared, but I'm far from certain and further opinions would be most welcomed...

EDIT: your 3rd pic of the bird is not attached...
EDIT2: now it is ;)

Thank you for all your input
One final if my battery lasts
 
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