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Category:Sturnus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Sturnus


Two Starlings from Europe, Northern Africa and Asia.
They have terrestrial habitats and usually walk on the ground instead of hopping.


Sturnus is a genus in the family Sturnidae.
Many former species of this genus have been moved to other genera like Spodiopsar, Agropsar, Gracupica, Sturnia, Sturnornis and Pastor.
Some species normally placed in Acridotheres are sometimes included in genus Sturnus.

Genus Sturnus viewedit
S. vulgaris Common Starling
S. unicolor Spotless Starling


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2009. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553507

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Pages in category ‘Sturnus’

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