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Spot-winged Starling

Saroglossa spilopterus

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Uncommon pale-eyed starling with a white patch on each wing. Male is metallic dark blue-gray above with an orange breast and belly. Female is essentially plain gray all over. Found at middle elevations, where flocks frequent open forests and forest edges. Often forages in flowering and fruiting trees. Flocks give a noisy, rolling, high-pitched chatter.

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