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Starlings

Small to medium sized bird

Black coloring with a metallic sheen and white speckles

Very noisy, particularly in a flock

Large flocks

Found throughout most of the world

Build nests in cavities

Can be found in urban or suburban environments

Can actually be beneficial by feeding on invertebrate pests

Very noisy and messy

May feed on fruit and sprouting crops

There is the potential for them to spread various diseases

The best way to treat for starlings is to discourage them from establishing in an area

Keep the area as unappealing for them as possible buy using decoys, protective netting, and spikes that will make it challenging to roost