A European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), or Common Starling in the neighbours Cherry tree.
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.
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!
A pair of European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) at the bird bath. These guys love their baths, even in below zero temperatures.
A pair of European Starlings in the birdbath in our garden.
All day today, we have had a huge flock of Starlings in the field across from our house! Here’s a shot of part of the flock against the late afternoon sun.