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Violet Backed Starling #birds

via this website > http://www.tugelamouth.co.za/g6/v1/birdwatching/birdwatching-in-and-around-tugelamouth.html

I originally stumbled across an image of this bird on reddit. Here it is >
link to reddit with more info on the bird > https://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/4ood3m/violet_backed_starling/

I chose to look online for a different photo only because I typically look for photos with no people in them, which includes hands! However I love both photos and this bird is freaking gorgeous!

It's an african bird. Here's a link to a website with some more info > http://www.sabisabi.com/wildfacts/violet-backed-starling/

Here's a video on it >


Also this is the best I can do to credit the original photographer, Gerrit Lotx > http://www.outdoorphoto.community/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=303751
I couldn't find a website or anything on this guy... Oh well!