Starlings were introduced from Europe to New York City in 1890. They are now found throughout the U.S.|
They are cavity nesters and often displace native birds. If the diameter of the opening to a nest box is 1 3/16" or less, Starlings will not be able to use it.
|name||area||season||diet/native food plants|
|European Starling||NCS||SpSuFW-B||insects, grains, fruit|
sumac, wild cherry
Sp=spring Su=summer F=fall W=winter
B=breeds in Florida during season(s) underlined M=Migrant