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But house sparrow and European starling threats remain.
Here, Marine One flies past a flock of starlings near the Washington Monument while returning the President to the White House.
Formed by hundreds or thousands of starlings flying in tandem, the phenomenon is known as a murmuration.
But recently scientists have determined that murmurating starlings coordinate their movements with their seven nearest neighbors.
Flocks of acrobatic starlings have long delighted observers, from Shakespeare to the present day.
That means they can be taken any time, along with house sparrows and starlings.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of starling
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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