Open daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Grounds close at 5 p.m.
There is one male emerald starling at the Zoo. He was born in 2005 and came to the Zoo in the same year.
Classified as "data deficient" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). This means they are not likely to be immediately threatened with extinction, but more assessments are needed.
Western Africa, in grasslands and open woodlands.
Omnivorous (eats plants and animals), they feed on small fruits, seeds and insects.