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(star'ling),
Ernest H., English physiologist, 1866-1927. See: Starling curve, Starling hypothesis, Starling law, Starling reflex, Frank-Starling curve.
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The only similarity I can strike is between starlings and those remarkable flocks of waders, such as knot, that collect in the estuarine environment and perform similar feats of collective aerobatics.
While we all know about starling murmurations, this bird table rowdiness makes starlings an allyear-round delight in our gardens.
The "painfully thin" starlings were found by staff atWitleyRecycling Centre at 9.30am on the morning of Thursday (June 14) after some electrical goods were thrown in, according to Graham Cornick fromHydestile Resident Animals.
The phenomenon is known as a murmuration of starlings and was captured on video by Dave James in Seahouses.
Falcons are an example of a predator that could cause starlings to flock in this way.
To help parents know whether they are "on target" with the amount of verbal interaction they are having with their infant or toddler, Vernon Area Public Library was an early adopter of the Starling wearable engagement tracker and makes the devices available for checkout.
It added that starlings carry out the display for many reasons.
Orlando-based Starling Automotive Group has acquired Kunz Buick GMC dealership in Venice, Florida.
Experts found starlings formed larger and longer lasting displays when birds of prey buzzed the flock.
From these three categories we can assess the damage caused by starlings that summarized in three amounts:
Because hopefully when baby starlings become teenagers, they, like humans, will also "communicate" in monosyllables - even if their appetites remain just as voracious.
Once starlings were so numerous that more than a million birds roosted in Newcastle city centre in the 1950s and 60s.