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Gallery - Starlings

[RSPB red conservation status][More information about Starling][Video clip about Starling][starling7]Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

The Starling is classed as a Red list Species-High Conservation Concern.

Starlings probe the ground with long strong bills in their search for insects, they will also eat fruit. Very social bird and thousands roost together in winter.Nests in holes in trees,cliffs and buildings.

Go to the video link to see a Murmuration flock of Starlings

[rosecolouredstarling4]Rose-coloured Starling (Sturnus roseus)

This is no more than an irregular breeder in Europe and may occur as a non-breeding vagrant further west. Averages about 8-10 birds in the UK. Winters in Indian region.

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