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    • Common Starling
    • European Starling
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    • Sturnus vulgaris
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    • Estornino pinto
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Recent observations

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What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

aglen

Date

March 27, 2015 05:49 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

rossa5

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

3 flew over

Photos / Sounds

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

March 25, 2015

Description

With a Common Grackle

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

rossa5

Date

March 26, 2015 10:05 AM NZDT

Description

Small group of juvenile birds (not full black feathers) and 3 adults birds

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Date

March 21, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

aglen

Date

March 25, 2015 03:07 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

zach_butters

Date

March 24, 2015

Description

A group flew into a nearby pine tree, after about 3 minutes they flew off in a group again

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

robinanne96

Date

March 23, 2015 10:15 AM NZDT

Description

Plenty flying by, only one or two using the habitat, these were recorded

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

speedy

Date

March 24, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

european starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

crgillette

Date

March 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

rossa5

Date

March 24, 2015 10:05 AM NZDT

Description

Small group flew overhead. Flying in singles but in quick succession.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

March 23, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

The Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), also known as the European Starling or in the British Isles just the Starling, is a medium-sized passerine bird in the starling family Sturnidae. It is about 20 cm (8 in) long and has glossy black plumage, which is speckled with white at some times of year. The legs are pink and the bill is black in winter and yellow in summer; young birds have browner plumage than the adults. It is a...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.