common starling


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  • noun

Synonyms for common starling

gregarious bird having plumage with dark metallic gloss

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Caption: Insecticides commonly used on farms may cause a drop in populations of some birds, like the common starling (shown), also known as the European starling.
The researchers compared those pollution levels with bird surveys of 15 farmland species, such as common starlings.
Though unmistakable at close range, waxwings in flight can be confused with common starlings.