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    • Common Starling
    • European Starling
    • Starling
    • Sta
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    • Sturnus vulgaris
  • Spanish
    • Estornino pinto
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    • étourneau sansonnet
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    • Star
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    • Estorninho-malhado

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Recent observations

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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lungta

Date

December 19, 2014 10:17 AM CET

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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valpasq

Date

December 20, 2014 11:01 AM EST

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european starling Sturnus vulgaris

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kueda

Date

December 19, 2014

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european starling Sturnus vulgaris

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kueda

Date

December 19, 2014

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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naturenut

Date

December 18, 2014

Description

they took off together, flew together and landing together they wouldn't let me get a photo of them when I tried to get close, I'm wondering if this were starlings

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European starling Sturnus vulgaris

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connlindajo

Date

February 22, 2014 05:13 PM CST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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m_jon

Date

December 18, 2014 09:27 AM NZDT

Description

A juvenile starling dead on the roadside this morning. From the yellow sides of the beak, it looks to have just left the nest.

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Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 06:32 PM NZDT

Description

Starlings sitting on a fence, the adults flew away first as I approached, the juveniles walked along the fence and reluctantly took to flight. The main photo is the last to leave when I was still 100m away.

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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erikamitchell

Date

December 15, 2014 03:30 PM EST

Description

Tree full, outside open sided dairy barn

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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tortuga_rapido

Date

December 15, 2014

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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microm

Date

December 14, 2014

Place

Anza, CA (Google, OSM)

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common starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

biosam

Date

December 14, 2014 12:30 PM PST
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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.