[Pacific Northwest Birds]


Sturnis vulgaris

Photo above is of a not too bright starling who decided to use the bird bath during the middle of an ice storm (wind chill to -15F). The bird sought shelter from the wind under the eaves of the house, and eventually warmed up enough to return to normal starling activity.

Starling at Gresham, OR. (12/94)

Starlings at Ellensburg, WA (10/75)

Starling at Gresham, OR (5/96)

Starling from the pellet plant at Sauvie Island, west of Portland, OR.........mid February, 1998.

Paul Slichter