rose-colored starling

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Noun1.Rose-colored starling - glossy black bird with pink back and abdomenrose-colored starling - glossy black bird with pink back and abdomen; chiefly Asian
starling - gregarious birds native to the Old World
subgenus Pastor, Pastor - only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
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| A Rose-coloured Starling in Craig-y-don is shedding its brown juvenile plumage THIS week's burst of spring-like weather has prompted plants to unfurl and insects to emerge that are not usually seen until April.
THE naming of the Rose-coloured Starling (Pastor roseus) didn't take much imagination: it's a starling, and yes, it's rose-coloured.
THE UK's only rose-coloured starling was hounded to death by a mob of birdwatchers, it was claimed yesterday.
| Two Hawfinches are still feeding in riverside trees at Llanrwst, while another three are at Machynlleth cemetery, and the overwintering Rose-coloured Starling feeds in a Craig-y-don garden.
Two Little Gulls were on Llyn Bach, Porthmadog, and Holyhead's Rose-coloured Starling reappeared in gardens around Bryn Glas Road.
-A Rose-coloured Starling - usually found no closer than Hungary - is wintering at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
| Craig-y-don's Rose-coloured Starling remains around garden feeders, this second-year bird rapidly gaining its pink plumage.
Holyhead's Rose-coloured Starling was rediscovered after a couple of months of avoiding detection, whilst in the town's harbour the Black-throated Diver has remained since the turn of the year.
Other sightings include Rose-coloured Starling in Craig-y-don, Firecrest in Menai Bridge's Coed Cyrnol, Great White Egret at RSPB Oakenholt Marsh and a Long-tailed Duck on the Clwyd estuary.