Hildebrandt's Starling
Lamprotornis hildebrandti
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Hildebrandt's starling is an East African endemic that is found in north central and northeast Tanzania. The red eyes and lack of a white breast band distinguish it from the superb starling (see upper left photo with both species (Engikaret, 2-08). The right lower photo was taken in the Serengeti (2-08), courtesy of Steve Dolberg. The others were taken Tarangire, Oldonyo Sambu and the Serengeti. Click the photo above to see several enlargements including juveniles and immatures.
 

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karoline Hornik, Steve Dolberg, Mike Graham

Last Update this page: 7-17-15