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Fast Fact #3: Plum Coloured Starlings Traveling in Same-Gender Groups

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The Plum-coloured Starlings (also known as Violet-backed Starlings) have a marked difference between the the sexes. The Male is a bright, eye catching plum/violet colour whereas the female is a much plainer tawny brown. ¬†After breeding (which usually occurs between late February and April) the sexes form separate, nomadic flocks¬†as […]