genus Sturnus


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Noun1.genus Sturnus - type genus of the Sturnidae: common starlingsgenus Sturnus - 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