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(Animals) a starling
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Noun1.sturnus - type genus of the Sturnidae: common starlingsSturnus - type genus of the Sturnidae: common starlings
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Sturnidae, Sturnidae - Old World starlings
common starling, Sturnus vulgaris - gregarious bird having plumage with dark metallic gloss; builds nests around dwellings and other structures; naturalized worldwide
subgenus Pastor, Pastor - only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
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Comparando los costes metabolicos en la vocalizacion de Paseriformes, Oberweger y Goller (2001) demostraron que un incremento de 16 dB del canto del estornino pinto Sturnus vulgaris, conlleva un aumento del 16% en consumo de oxigeno.
Rehabilitation of isolate song in adult European starlings Sturnus Vulgaris.
Early life adversity increases foraging and information gathering in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris, Animal Behaviour (2015) http://dx.
According to Boyd (1951), who studied parasites of Sturnus vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (Passeriformes: Sturnidae), there is a decrease in parasitism after the period of molting, which occurs after leaving the breeding site and before arriving at the wintering site.
Eurasian collared-dove; European starling, Sturnus vulgaris; house sparrow, Passer domesticus).
For example, the trigeminal nerve is responsible for the detection and reduced intake of coniferyl benzoate (a dominant PSM in quaking aspen Populus termuloides) by European starlings Sturnus vulgaris and may explain regulated intake of that PSM by ruffed grouse Bonasa umbellus (Jakubas & Mason 1991).
Influence of gonadotropins and sex hormones on the ovary of a wild avian species, the pied myna Sturnus contra contra.
Entre las aves, destacan: Gyps fulvus (buitre leonado) (S), Alimoche (este en epoca de cria), Hieraetus fasciatus (aguila perdicera) (S), Milvus nigrus (milano negro) (I), Milvus milvus (milano real) (S,I), Falco tinnunculus (cernicalo comun) (S), Athene noctua (mochuelo comun) (S), Tyto alba (lechuza comun) (S), Ardea cinerea (garza real) (S,I), Ciconia ciconia (ciguena blanca) (E), Ciconia nigra (ciguena negra) (E), Streptopelia tutur (tortola comun) (E), Hirundo rustica (golondrina comun) (E), Upupa epops (abubilla) (S), Ardea cinerea (garza comun), Sturnus unicolor (estornino negro), Columba palumbus (paloma torcaz) (S,I), Carduelis carduelis (jilguero) (S).
When their breeding season concludes, the starling sturnus vulgaris, belonging to the sturnidae family, swarm in their thousands to join vast communal roosts and specially at this time of year gather in preparation to seek out their winter refuge.
livia, Sturnus vulgaris y Euphagus cyanocephalus, pero igualmente sirven como cotos de caza de algunas aves rapaces: F.