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Recent observations

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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inasiebert

Date

January 20, 2017 03:40 PM CET

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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ross2

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January 19, 2017 02:57 PM PST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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belyykit

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January 19, 2017 04:12 PM COT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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tkirk304

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January 19, 2017 02:02 PM EST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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stephen54

Date

January 19, 2017 12:16 PM UTC

Description

150 birds

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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wormgod

Date

November 12, 2016 03:10 PM CST

Description

Dead grackle, I think. The white spots on its chest make me question if it's actually a grackle.

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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fmgee

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January 16, 2017 03:45 PM PST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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umbagog4

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December 11, 2016 02:05 AM EST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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jollygoodyellow

Date

January 8, 2017 12:03 PM AST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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emshaph

Date

January 17, 2017 07:50 AM PST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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ck2az

Date

January 17, 2017 11:21 AM MST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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kerylina

Date

January 18, 2017 08:05 AM AEDT

Description

Habitat - Rural
Nest present - No
Behavior - Calling
How many? - four

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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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