A violet-backed starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster) at the Houston Zoo. Though bright purple in sunlight, this bird is extremely difficult to see in the shade of the forest.



A male violet-backed starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster) at the Columbus Zoo.

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