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European Starling??

Postby POPPY POSEE » Dec 07, 2008 7:32 pm

I do believe this an European Starling that's been hanging around the last couple of days.This is the first time that I've seen one.
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Re: European Starling??

Postby butterfly » Dec 07, 2008 7:51 pm

Yes that is what It is

100's of them around here. They will come in about another week or two and stay for about 2 weeks

I often wondered if they stop here on the way to somewhere else when they stay a short time
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Re: European Starling??

Postby Eeyore » Dec 07, 2008 8:38 pm

That's a young one Poppy, they loose the spots as they get older.
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Re: European Starling??

Postby butterfly » Dec 07, 2008 9:01 pm

If these with spots are young ones, where are the parents to the kind that come here cause I get so many at one time every year.

They look full grown and look exactally as this one and people call them starlings or is there another bird like them?

I bet I get a 100 at one time and they come to th same spot every year

There is a huge spirea they flock around . I see them pecking at the ground around the sprirea

I can't see anything in the snow but guess they must see and eat something
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