Common Starling



Scientific Name: Sturnus vulgaris
Common Name: Common Starling
Other Names: Europian Starling

Identifying Features: purple-black head and chest, yellow beak, black songbird, speckled plumage, triangular-shaped flight

Fun Facts:

  • Common Starling can mimic human voice. Also, some of them can imitate songs of other species of birds.
  • In older times, Common Starling was considered as a game bird of Europe and was hunted for food.


This image was clicked by Sudeshna Dey.

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