Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758

European Starling

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Bird

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Sturnidae

Genus: Sturnus

Species: Sturnus vulgaris

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Introduced

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: Yes

Listing:
USDA Vertebrate Invasive Species Profiles

Rarity Designations: None

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Sturnus vulgaris

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