Ruppell's Long-tailed Starling (Lamprotornis purpuropterus), aka Ruppell's Starling, is a medium sized, 14" (35cm) glossy Starling, with distinctive white eyes, set into a matt-black head.
The glossy blue or purple coloured plumage varies between birds of different ages.
A very vocal bird, even at night, they sing a continuous, noisy chattering song.

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Ruppell's Long-tailed Starling ~ Eating a Bug

Ruppell's Long-tailed Starling ~ Eating a Bug