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Common Starling

Sturnus vulgaris


medium-sized black, but also colorful bird with a yellow bill, in the starling family Sturnidae.


All of N. America, but this one was seen at my old church across the street from my house, where there is lots of plants and wildlife.


These birds are usually very afraid of me, so I would consider my self lucky to get this good of a close-up.

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JoshuaGSmith 8 years ago

Your welcome!

Desmond.E.S.O 8 years ago

Thanks Josh!

JoshuaGSmith 8 years ago

Nice shot Des!

Desmond.E.S.O 8 years ago

Thanks Soo much, Jim!

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 8 years ago

One thing about starlings...they are pretty noisy and cocky. I have no trouble spotting them, because of the noise. Good job on this spotting on your part.

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California, USA

Spotted on Feb 9, 2015
Submitted on Mar 10, 2015

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