chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

European in America


A European Starling enjoying a summer afternoon on our island.

Starlings are great songsters. Their bill changes colors with the seasons – yellow in spring and gray in fall.

Starlings are nor naive birds. They are naturalized Americans :-)

They were introduced to the NYC’s Central Park from Europe in 1890.

Here is a quiz question for you: What generation of Ameican is the fellow on the picture if his ancestors came to the USA in 1890?


Tags: americana, boston, nature, photography

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