Nature Through My Lens

Starling

The Starling Tree

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A Spirea bush across the street from us has become a favourite spot for a small group of European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) to perch. Just as I was taking this shot, the sun was shining but a squall of snow blew through. It only lasted a moment and was then sunny again!


In the Snow

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A European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) in the snow.


Alert

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A European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), or Common Starling in the neighbours Cherry tree.


A New One

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A brand new visitor to our bird bath. A fledgling European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) This guy is probably only a week or so old. Once they get going they grow very fast.


Bath Time

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A European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) on the bird bath. These guys are nuts about bathing. They get in and have a great old splash around, then hurry away, wings heavy with water!


What’s Up

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A pair of European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) at the bird bath. These guys love their baths, even in below zero temperatures.


A Bath & A Drink

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A pair of European Starlings in the birdbath in our garden.