Spotless Starling

Sturnus unicolor (Temminck, 1820)

Summary

Species with an extremely large population (actual number in the order of ten million individuals) and with a medium distribution area (Western Palearctic region).
Sedentary species and very gregarious, occurring in the Iberian Peninsula, Northeast Africa, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily, mainly in humanized areas.
The evolution trend of the global population is apparently an increasing one.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Spotless Starling

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It occurs in the Iberian Peninsula, Northeast Africa, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. Occurs on farms, open forest areas and city parks, with preference for humanized areas with landscape mosaic. It nests in holes in trees, buildings or scarps.

Feed

It feeds on fruits, berries and terrestrial invertebrates.

Breeding

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Predators

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