Spotless starling (Sturnus unicolor)

As their close relatives, the starlings, also the spotless starling of the Iberian Peninsula like to gather on overhead lines:

And also

to the Spanish village life

they belong:

Neck and chest are adorned with long slack feathers:

Nesting material is brought:

Also when these starlings nearly look black, they have a soft crimson shine.

And this little guy in El Rocio made fun with us, because he demonstrated us his art of imitation. It was so funny how he for example imitated the white storks clattering!

Mrs. Collared dove and Mr. Spotless starling obviously talk about child-education!

Birgit Kremer

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