Resident Songbirds: European Starling

Photo of European Starlings

60 European Starlings were set loose in New York City 125 years ago. Today, their North American population is estimated to be 200 million. Learn more about European Starlings and hear a sampling of their vocal repertoire at All About Birds.

Bonus: To test your flock estimation skills, take a quick look at the following photo and estimate the number of starlings. Then, check your accuracy by counting. How'd you do?

Photo of European Starling flock

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