My adventures in the woods, streams, rivers, fields, and lakes of Michigan

Starlings


Starlings

Order: Passeriformes Family: Sturnidae
Starlings are small to medium-sized passerine birds. They are medium-sized passerines with strong feet. Their flight is strong and direct, and they are very gregarious. Their preferred habitat is fairly open country, and they eat insects and fruit. Plumage is typically dark with a metallic sheen. There is 1 Michigan species.

European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris (I)

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