Spread of the European Starling in North America.
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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English

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SeriesUsda Department Circular -- 336
ContributionsCooke, M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21753705M

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The starling species familiar to most people in Europe and North America is the common starling, and throughout much of Asia and the Pacific, the common myna is indeed common. Starlings have strong feet, their flight is strong and direct, and they are very gregarious. Their preferred habitat is fairly open country, and they eat insects and happyplacekidsgym.com: Aves. Often regarded as a pest, the Starling wins our grudging admiration for its adaptability, toughness, and seeming intelligence. Brought to North America in , it has spread to occupy most of the continent, and is now abundant in many areas. Sociable at most seasons, Starlings may gather in immense flocks in fall and winter. When the flocks break up for the breeding season, males reveal a. The success of the European Starling in North America is nothing less than phenomenal. Although estimates vary, it is commonly believed that a total of about individuals was released into Central Park, in New York City, in and The year marked the first recorded presence of the European Starling in Minnesota, nearly 40 years following the successful introduction of the species to North America (Roberts ; Bent ). The European Starling has been considered a pesky invasive species for so long that often little thought is given to its rather remarkable story.

The European starling in the United States. Page: 2 This book is part of the collection entitled: Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project and was provided to Digital Library by the UNT Libraries Government Documents happyplacekidsgym.com by: 6. Mar 05,  · European starlings, Haupt explains, are natural mimics. And they’ve managed to spread across North America and around the globe. The . Widespread and abundant in much of North America, the introduced European starling is arguably and problematically the most successful bird on the continent. Apr 28,  · The group was founded in New York City in for the purpose of introducing European flora and fauna to North America. Schieffelin, by popular accounts, went a step further.