common starling

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Synonyms for common starling

gregarious bird having plumage with dark metallic gloss

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Among mainland and migratory birds that have been found in the area are Eurasian Wryneck, Rosy Starling, Common Starling, Shrikes, Wheatears, eagles, falcons, etc.
Among terrestrial waterbirds, it welcomed Common Starling and Rose Starling.
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.
Some familiar urban birds like the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) and Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) have declined to such an extent, they are no longer to be found on our garden birdtables or decorating city rooftops.