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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.

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A critically endangered Javan black-winged starling (Acridotheres melanopterus) at Jakarta Natural Resource Conservation Center in Indonesia.

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Southern coleto (Sarcops calvus melanonotus) at Eltoro Zoo de la Castellana, Inc., on Negros Island, Philippines.

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Southern coleto (Sarcops calvus melanonotus) at Eltoro Zoo de la Castellana, Inc., on Negros Island, Philippines.

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Southern coleto (Sarcops calvus melanonotus) at Eltoro Zoo de la Castellana, Inc., on Negros Island, Philippines.

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Southern coleto (Sarcops calvus melanonotus) at Eltoro Zoo de la Castellana, Inc., on Negros Island, Philippines.

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A critically endangered Javan black-winged starling (Acridotheres melanopterus) at Jakarta Natural Resource Conservation Center in Indonesia.

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A critically endangered Javan black-winged starling (Acridotheres melanopterus) at Jakarta Natural Resource Conservation Center.

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BIR067-00141

Critically endangered Bali mynah or Bali starling (Leucopsar rothschildi) at Lisbon Zoo.

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BIR067-00140

Critically endangered Bali myna or Bali starling (Leucopsar rothschildi) at Lisbon Zoo.

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Long-tailed glossy starling ( Lamprotornis caudatus) from the private collection of Cornel Roels of Choussy, France.

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Chestnut-tailed starling (Sturnus malabaricus nemoricola) at Penang Bird Park.

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Chestnut-tailed starling (Sturnus malabaricus nemoricola) at Penang Bird Park.

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Purple backed starling (Sturnus sturninus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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Purple backed starling (Sturnus sturninus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A pied starling (Sturnus contra floweri) at Penang Bird Park.

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A pied starling (Sturnus contra floweri) at Penang Bird Park.

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Golden-crested myna (Ampeliceps coronatus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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BIR059-00408

Golden-crested myna (Ampeliceps coronatus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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BIR059-00407

Golden-crested myna (Ampeliceps coronatus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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BIR059-00406

Sulawesi myna (Basilornis celebensis) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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Sulawesi myna (Basilornis celebensis) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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BIR059-00404

Sulawesi myna (Basilornis celebensis) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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BIR059-00403

Sulawesi myna (Basilornis celebensis) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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BIR059-00344

Wattled starling (Creatophora cinerea) at Le Parc des Oiseaux in Villars Les Dombes, France.

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Wattled starling (Creatophora cinerea) in Le Parc des Oiseaux in Villars Les Dombes, France.

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BIR059-00342

Wattled starling (Creatophora cinerea) from Le Parc des Oiseaux in Villars Les Dombes, France.

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BIR057-00187

Grosbeak starling (Scissirostrum dubium) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita.

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A pair of grosbeak starlings (Scissirostrum dubium) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas.

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