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European Starling

Sturnus Vulgaris


Smaller than a robin. Iridescent black bird. Plumage flecked with white during the winter.


Cities, suburban areas


This one was eating away at the persimmons in my backyard that we couldn't reach. Reference used: Audubon Guides - A Field Guide to Birds, Mammals, Wildflowers, and Trees.

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California, USA

Spotted on Dec 10, 2011
Submitted on Jan 4, 2012

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