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European Starling

Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758

Description:

Invasive species not native to the U.S. It is a black bird with a yellow bill. Know to transport diseases. Changes to a speckled plumage later on in the year.

Habitat:

Has invaded most of North America. Native to Europe.

Notes:

This nest is built inside the lid of a propane tank. Saw the adult fly off and went to investigate.

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dane.a.hep
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dane.a.hep

Rockland, Idaho, USA

Spotted on May 10, 2015
Submitted on May 10, 2015

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