Nature Through My Lens

Starling

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.


Against the Sun

against the sun

All day today, we have had a huge flock of Starlings in the field across from our house! ┬áHere’s a shot of part of the flock against the late afternoon sun.


European Starling


Just down the street from us, there’s a couple of Starling’s making a nest in the neighbours eave. They take advantage of any little space they can get into.