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We capture very few Starlings it not being a species we particularly target. Captures being either a random event or at winter garden feeders. In our area numbers have declined and have continued to decline considerably recently. Once large roost gatherings at reed beds and industrial buildings are now rarely reported.
Records: 250+ birds have been ringed by Newbury Ringing Group 1967 2013
9 birds ringed by us have been recovered elsewhere
0 ringed elsewhere have been recaptured by us.
Distance: ringed Hungerford nr Newbury 03-
recovered Danziger, Poland 10-
1409 km 1496 days
Longevity: first ringed a first year male 10-
6 years 53 days
(Mummified remains found after 19 years not included)
The Starling is a medium-