Purple Glossy Starling – Whoa!

Purple Glossy Starling – Original Photographer Unknown

Purple Glossy Starling

African species found from Senegal and north Zaire east to Sudan and west Kenya. Typically found in open woodland, savanna, scrubland, and cultivated areas. Omnivorous, eating fruit, berries, seeds, and invertebrates. Nest in tree holes; female lays 2-4 eggs, incubates them alone in 12-14 days. Male and female feed chicks until fledging.

This photo showed up in my inbox from a friend (thanks, Tad) who sends out all sorts of informative emails and photos, etc. This just took my breath away and I needed to share it. Wow… Earth Mother can certainly dress up some of her creatures in some amazing beauty.

blessings, blessings,


About Mare Cromwell

Referred to as “The Voice of Earth Mother” by a gifted Shoshone elder, Mare Cromwell is a multi-award-winning author, nature mystic and international speaker. Her books include: The Great Mother Bible; Messages from Mother.... Earth Mother; and If I gave you God’s phone number.... Searching for Spirituality in America. She has studied with Native American teachers for nineteen years and currently sits on the World Council for Wisdom Gatherings. Mare leads workshops on our Sacred Planet-Earth Mother, Womb Wisdom and Sacred Silliness, and is the visionary behind the Great Mother Wisdom Gathering. She loves to be involved in Sacred Water Ceremonies. Mare is also a former worm herder. She calls Western Maryland home. www.marecromwell.com
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