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Recent observations

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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marknenadov

Date

December 2, 2016 06:51 PM EST

Description

5 birds

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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tiyumq

Date

December 2, 2016 12:44 PM PST

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No photos or sounds

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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gusty20

Date

November 2, 2016

Description

at Muddy brook Farm north part of Campus

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Square

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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karilyn1976

Date

December 1, 2016 06:47 PM EST

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Square

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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kevinemetcalf

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January 28, 2012 10:08 AM EST

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Square

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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ck2az

Date

November 20, 2016 05:20 PM MST

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Square

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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philwarren

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November 29, 2016 03:34 PM PST

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Square

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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pat_ry

Date

November 29, 2016 07:53 AM CST

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Square

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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tiyumq

Date

November 27, 2016 10:31 AM PST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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joelle

Date

September 10, 2016 07:06 PM PDT

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Square

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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amzapp

Date

November 25, 2016 02:04 PM CST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

dennis1

Date

November 27, 2016 11:02 AM AEDT

Description

Additional comments? - european Starling on a tall snag above wetland

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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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