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    • Stær
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    • Storno comune
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    • זרזיר מצוי
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    • Estornell vulgar
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    • Common Starling
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    • Sturnus vulgaris
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    • Estornino pinto
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

jokurtz

Date

July 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

swampy

Date

May 29, 2016

Description

Juvenile

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

swampy

Date

May 29, 2016

Description

Juveniles

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

cheekymonkey

Date

March 25, 2016

Place

Dunedin (Google, OSM)

Description

Starling was spotted perching at the top of a bare tree.
Sunny weather but had rained the night before and so everything was damp.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

philipwoodscc

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

pair sitting in the Oak next to the patio

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

ajaxel

Date

April 25, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

itzhak1946

Date

May 24, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

inasiebert

Date

May 28, 2016 07:00 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

wingedwolfpsion

Date

May 29, 2016

Description

Adult and Fledgling

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

hawkwatcher

Date

May 28, 2016 07:47 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

c_martignoni

Date

May 28, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

rjadams55

Date

May 21, 2016
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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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