Exotic Birds Garden

Superb Starling

Habitat and Geographic Distribution: Wide distribution in East Africa, including Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda and Kenya. Live in savannahs and more arid areas. Diet: These birds feed on insects (grasshoppers, beetles, termites, ants and flies) and worms, as well as... READ MORE.

Purple Starling

Habitat and Geographic Distribution: Senegal, Gambia, Nigeria, Sudan, Uganda. Diet: Insectivores, frugivores. Reproduction: Normally the female lays 2 to 3 eggs per clutch, with an incubation period of 12 to 13 days. Behaviour: This is a species that is in... READ MORE.

Laughing Kookaburra

General Characteristics: Laughing kookaburra are monogamous, territorial birds that nest in the holes of trees. Their plumage is brown with white stripes on the head and a reddish tail with black stripes. The laughing kookaburra are the largest member of... READ MORE.

Masked Lovebird

Biological Characteristics: Its head is black with white ring markings around the eyes giving it a masked appearance. The beak is bright red. The back is a darker green than the belly and the wings have black flight feathers. The... READ MORE.

Von der Decken’s Hornbill

Habitat and geographic distribution: East Africa, from Ethiopia to Tanzania, especially in arid areas Diet: Omnivorous. Insects, fruit and seeds. Reproduction: Oviparous.  Lay 2 to 3 eggs, deposited in a hole in a tree, then the hole is sealed by... READ MORE.