TITLE

Starling

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Starling, the common name for a family of birds native to the Old World. Starlings range from 7 to 17 inches (18 to 43 cm) in length. Many have mostly black plumage, often with iridescent highlights. They eat both fruit and insects and generally nest in hollows in trees or in crevices on the exterior of buildings. The starling family, which is made up of about 110 species, includes the common starling and the mynas.
ACCESSION #
37310201

 

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