Starling Male
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Taken at Troon on 4th February 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Saltcoats on 10th December 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.


Taken at Barns Ness on 18th November 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Troon on 23rd October 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 5th September 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 24th February 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Female
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 21st October 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Juvenile
Taken at Stevenston on 22nd May 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile
Taken at Barns Ness on 1st July 2013 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
with Leica 65 Televid spotting scope.
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Juvenile
Taken at Barns Ness on 24th August 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Home Building
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 19th April 2017 using
Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Lunch
Taken at Gourock on 14th April 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.



Starling.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Sturnus vulgaris.
Passeriformes.
Sturnidae.
Stuckie
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Site Of Nest:
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Length:
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Eggs:
A hole in a wall, tree or building.
Grass, lined with feathers, wool and moss.
Will eat almost anything.
Black spangled with white. Reddish-brown legs.
Most people see the Starling as a rather dull, nuisance bird.
However, caught in the right light, it is one of our most ornate birds.
19-22 cm.
Mid-April. Clutches 1-2.
4-9. Light blue, smooth and glossy. View


Voice: