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Birds: BURCHELL'S STARLING

 
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Burchell's Starling
           
 
 
"Grootglansspreeu"    

Distinguished from other glossy-blue starlings by its large size, dark eyes and long broad tail with a rounded tip. Usually alone, in pairs or in pairs or in small groups. A conspicuous bird which often perches on tree tops, bu forages on the ground, especially in short grass.

 
Habitat    

Trees and thickets.

 
Food    
Insects, other terrestrial invertebrates, fruit and berries.