Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

European Starling (Common Starling)

Sturnus vulgaris


These are really pretty birds in my opinion. Here they are sporting their summer plumage. In summer they are purplish-green iridescent with yellow beaks; in fresh winter plumage they are brown, covered in brilliant white spots.


Urban area. Washington DC

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 5, 2013
Submitted on Apr 9, 2013

Related Spottings

Sturnus nigricollis Sturnus vulgaris Common Sterling European Starling

Nearby Spottings

Eastern Grey Squirrel Spotting Squirrel Blue Jay
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors