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Starling and the Miami Gardens police department approved the plea deal.
A caller reported that two young starlings had fallen into the caller’s chimney.
Who: Started in 1996 in San Diego by former U.S. national team member Byron Shewman, the Starlings teams offer club volleyball opportunities to girls (ages 10-18) regardless of their socioeconomic background.
Starling lined out to shortstop for the second out and Soler hammered the two out grand slam to end the game.
And there was a European starling that seemed to flutter all around, in one moment zipping right by the flame and in the next dashing away.
This is not just the story of Mozart and his starling, but a love letter to vulgarity, messiness, caprice and the beauty of things that don’t fit, don’t go where they are supposed to.
The rest of it is berries left in the bramble after a visit from midday starlings.
An aplomado falcon works best for agricultural clients plagued by starlings and sparrows.
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Origin and Etymology of starling
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
STARLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of starling for English Language Learners
: a dark brown or black bird that is common in Europe and the U.S.
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