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Recent observations

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What

Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

May 8, 2013 03:30 PM PDT

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Square

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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amandaandmike

Date

October 18, 2014 11:37 AM EDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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martingrimm

Date

October 13, 2014 09:39 AM CEST

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Square

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european starling Sturnus vulgaris

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everettjohns

Date

October 7, 2014

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Square

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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royaltyler

Date

October 13, 2014

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Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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m_jon

Date

October 3, 2014 05:23 PM NZDT

Description

Starlings, bellbirds, and LOTS of silvereyes spend time in our eucalypt trees when flowering.

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Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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aglen

Date

September 30, 2014 06:42 PM NZDT

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No photos or sounds

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Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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aglen

Date

September 29, 2014 08:36 AM NZDT

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Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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aglen

Date

September 28, 2014 05:15 PM NZDT

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Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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aglen

Date

September 25, 2014 05:21 PM NZST

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No photos or sounds

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Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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aglen

Date

September 24, 2014 02:26 PM NZST

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No photos or sounds

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Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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aglen

Date

September 17, 2014 08:03 AM NZST
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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.