Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Notopholia
Family: Sturnidae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
corrusca
NOTES

A slender, noisy bird to about 20 cm which occurs in pairs or flocks. Migrates northwards during the winter. Eats fruit and insects. The nest is generally made in an existing hole in a tree.


AUTHORITY
Nordmann, 1835
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
 


Colour
Notes: Dull black plumage, golden yellow eyes and black legs and bill
Colour: Black
Common Name
Black bellied starling
Swartpensglansspreeu
Starling
Habitat
NOTES: Small groups perch on trees in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Lamprotornis corruscus



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