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    • Sta
    • Common 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

lungta

Date

November 21, 2014 11:46 AM CET

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No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

November 22, 2014

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Square

What

starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

john_barkla

Date

November 17, 2014

Description

Found dead in a house and removed outside to photograph

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

tony_wills

Date

November 6, 2009 11:50 AM NZDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

tony_wills

Date

July 18, 2009 01:45 PM NZST

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What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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chuckd

Date

September 7, 2014

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

February 25, 2014 04:06 PM EST

Description

What's the black bird in the front, surrounded by all those cedar waxwings? A starling?

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What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

dwest

Date

October 10, 2014 11:37 AM PDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

dwest

Date

October 28, 2014 08:46 AM PDT

Description

starling?

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

April 17, 2013 07:29 AM EDT

Description

Rescued from woodstove after falling down the stovepipe.

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

eraskin

Date

November 14, 2014

Tags

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What

Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 29, 2008 04:58 PM NZDT
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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.