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Common starling

Sturnus vulgaris

Description:

I am not very sure if this really is a Sterling due to its big beak....



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LauraLOVESbirds
LauraLOVESbirds 3 years ago

I think I see what you mean. The beak's diameter at the end closest to the head appears to be wider than other starlings. More like a grackle. Wonder if it's a hybrid... Nice find!!!

LauraLOVESbirds
LauraLOVESbirds 3 years ago

Love their murmations! If you've not already seen this old video - check out the tree! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vap4MBEm...

Jan-Christian
Spotted by
Jan-Christian

Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Lat: 49.25, Long: 9.32

Spotted on Apr 7, 2016
Submitted on Apr 7, 2016

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