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One of the things I love about riding through the Zinder bush is the vast number of birds we encounter…

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The chestnut bellied starling is a permanent resident of my part of the world (this is not its first entry on this blog…),

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…and such a beautiful little creature!

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I love the rust red chest against the metallic black on their head, back and wings…

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…and they have such nice personalities, always displaying a sense of contentment!

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