At the Cincinnati Zoo in Wings of the World.

The golden-breasted starling (Cosmopsarus regius) is a small bird with a bright, blue tail and a blue back. It has a green head, white eyes, blue-violet wings, and a yellow breast, belly, and upper tail covers.


  • Where to see them: Northeast Africa
  • Length: 12-15 inches
  • Habitat: Savannah, grasslands
  • Diet: Insects and fruit
  • Lifespan: 1.5 years
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