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Recent observations

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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nanorca13

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July 21, 2016 08:13 PM PDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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riverinstitute

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April 11, 2014 10:44 AM EDT

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1 individual

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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steve_kerr

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January 10, 2014 10:42 AM NZDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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jon_sullivan

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July 17, 2016 01:25 PM PDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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martin-hall

Date

April 13, 2016 03:29 PM HST

Description

My least favorite bird, but they are pretty

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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philwarren

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July 21, 2016 01:18 PM PDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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jon_sullivan

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July 18, 2016 11:07 AM PDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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jon_sullivan

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July 18, 2016 11:15 AM PDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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jon_sullivan

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July 19, 2016 06:50 PM PDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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kelsie-pombo

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July 22, 2016 04:54 PM PDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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shannon28

Date

July 21, 2016 06:47 PM EDT

Description

Juvenile

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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roby

Date

July 9, 2016 09:10 AM HST
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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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