Baby Starlings: All You Need To Know

Starlings are common birds in Europe and UK. Also found in US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Adults iridescent. Babies terms: hatchlings, chicks, fledglings, nestlings.

Newly-hatched starlings are born naked with yellow bills and orange gape. They're altricial, relying on parents for survival. Feathers appear in 15-21 days.

Baby Starling Appearance

Male starlings choose cavities, build diverse nests. Females supervise. Both care for eggs and nestlings.


Baby European Starlings and House Sparrows differ in appearance. Starlings have yellow flanges, pink skin

How To Tell Baby Starlings Apart?

Adult European Starlings feed hatchlings small invertebrates, including caterpillars, beetles, and grasshoppers. Parents provide food before and after hatching.

Baby Starling Diet

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