Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

 

 

 

 

 

Bird Facts: Starling

 

Breeding – Clutch – Measurements – Habitat – Food - Threats

 

Taxonomy:

Order: Passerines (Passeriformes)

Family: Sturnidae

Genus: Sturnus

Species: Starling

 

Scientific Name: Sturnus [vulgaris] vulgaris

 

Names and Synonymes of the Starling

 

Name in German: Star

Name in Czech: Špaček obecný

Name in Slovak: Škorec obyčajný

Name in Hungarian: Seregély

Name in Croat: Čvorak

Name in French: Étourneau sansonnet

Name in Spanish: Estornino Pinto

Name in Portuguese: Estorninho-malhado

Name in Italian: Storno

Name in Dutch: Spreeuw

Name in Finish: Kottarainen

Name in Norwegian: Stær

Name in Danish: Stær

Name in Swedish: Stare

Name in Polnisch: Szpak

Name in Russian: Обыкновенный скворец

Name in Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκό) Ψαρόνι,

Name in Turkey: Sığırcık, Sışırcık, syğyrcyk

 

Distribution – Movements – Habitat – Behaviour