|The Violet-backed Starling male photo from Wikimedia Commons|
Starlings are small to medium-sized perching birds. The male Violet-backed, like their name suggest has bright violet feathers on his back and a white belly. The female however has a brownish back and a white belly with brown streaks.
While their coloring is different, both starlings have strong feet, a direct flight pattern, are very vocal and eat insects and fruit. The Violet-backed Starlings like to nest in old woodpecker nests and spend most of their time in the trees.
|The Violet-backed Starling female photo from Wikimedia Commons|
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