COMMON STARLING

Also known as European Starling (6) (C)

(Sturnus vulgaris)

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Roberts VI / VII 757 / 809
Clements 2000 190.0650
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 164-78
A small bird (19 to 22 cm), originally from Europe and Asia. Introduced to the southern Cape, it is a common resident moving northwards. It inhabits urban areas and farms, is usually gregarious and eats fruit, seeds, grain, insects

List of Stamps showing Common Starling

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Aitutaki 0318 0371 1981 1c
Aitutaki 0476 0506 1984 3c
Azerbajan 0329 0317 1996 300m
Bahrain 0427 0453 1992 150f
Belgium 3310 2690 1996 5f
Burundi 0537 0622 1970 2f
Burundi 0561 0646 1970 8f
Cambodia 2081   2000 500r
Central African Republic   2000 750f
Denmark 0828 0873 1986 2k80
Faroe 0337 0333 1998 4k50
Georgia 0150 0154 1996 15k
Guernsey 0508 0504 1990 10p
Monaco 0737 0707 1962 50c
Poland 3489 3462 1993 5000z