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Sturnus vulgaris

Common Starling at West Belconnen Pond

Sturnus vulgaris at West Belconnen Pond - 20 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Sturnus vulgaris 24 Dec 2020 natureguy
Sturnus vulgaris 24 Dec 2020 natureguy
Unidentified 24 Dec 2020 patrickcox

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Author's notes

An unfamiliar bird on an island in West Belconnen Pond. Maybe a type of honeyeater?

2 comments

natureguy wrote:
   24 Dec 2020
This looks like a juvenile Starling, quite different to the adults.
patrickcox wrote:
   24 Dec 2020
Thanks - I've never noticed Starlings have such long beaks before

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Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at West Belconnen Pond - 10 Apr 2018 by Christine
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Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at West Belconnen Pond - 20 May 2017 by Qwerty

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Medium Weed or Pest

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 20 Dec 2020 11:30 PM Recorded on
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