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  Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

Common Starling | Sturnus vulgaris photo
immature Common Starling

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Common Starling | Sturnus vulgaris photo
starling (Sturnus vulgaris) eggs in nest

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COMMON STARLING FACTS

distribution map showing range of Sturnus vulgaris in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Sturnidae
Genus:Sturnus
Species:vulgaris
Common Name:Common Starling

Relatives in same Genus
  Purple-backed Starling (S. sturninus)