Story: Introduced land birds

Starling chicks

Starling chicks

Starlings usually make their nests in the hole of a tree, cliff or building. These starlings have chosen an old dry-stone wall in the Kawarau Gorge near Arrowtown, Otago.

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Photograph by Rod Morris

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Christina Troup, 'Introduced land birds - Starlings and mynas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Christina Troup, published 24 Nov 2008, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015