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    • Storno comune
  • Hebrew
    • זרזיר מצוי
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    • Estornell vulgar
  • English
    • Common Starling
    • European Starling
    • Starling
  • Scientific Names
    • Sturnus vulgaris
  • Spanish
    • Estornino pinto
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    • étourneau sansonnet
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    • Star
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
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    • Estorninho-malhado

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Recent observations

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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pkrafel

Date

February 12, 2016

Description

Twelve seen during our Great Backyard Bird Count

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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sea-kangaroo

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February 10, 2016 06:16 PM NCT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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cheersbrotha

Date

February 11, 2016 10:43 AM PST

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Starling sitting on a branch cleaning itself. A bit blurred but it is a European Starling.

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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sheliahargis

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February 13, 2016 02:09 PM CST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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gwark

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January 1, 2012

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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belyykit

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February 13, 2016 09:04 AM EST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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mmcmasters

Date

January 30, 2016

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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joelemerson

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February 13, 2016

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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nanorca13

Date

February 12, 2016 04:24 PM PST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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February 12, 2016 09:41 AM PST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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charlsieshaver

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February 12, 2016 09:08 AM CST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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sambiology

Date

February 11, 2016

Description

Before the "Pros in Parks" presentation by Rachel, I went looking for nature. Found some! :)

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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 with a metallic sheen, 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...

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Conservation Summary

  • Portugal
    Pouco Preocupante (LC) (Source: Livro Vermelho dos Vertebrados de Portugal)
    Pouco Preocupante
Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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