Starling

Starlings 

Widespread and abundant in much of North America, the introduced European starling is arguably and problematically the most successful bird on the continent. Starlings are strong fliers and can fly up to 48 mph.  They are songbirds and great vocal mimics.

 

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME STURNUS VULGARIS
WHERE IN THE WILD? LAWNS, BUILDINGS, GRASSY AREAS OF THE UNITED STATES
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INSECTS
LIFE EXPECTANCY
15-21 YEARS