European starling pictures and a link to an audio recording of song at the MaCauley Library website

European Starling

A European starling. These non-native birds were introduced in 1890 to NY City's central park, supposedly by people who wanted the birds mentioned in Shakespeare's works to also be in North America. (public domain)

Click to travel to a recording of the European starling's call on The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's MaCauley Library website

Chirping and Sqwaking