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  • n. Plural form of starling.

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Examples

  • #68 posted by rawdirte, August 15, 2008 6: 33 AM whya dissin 'starlings?

    Crows Birds stealing coins from car wash? - Boing Boing

  • He knew the cry of every bird, and could call the starlings from the tree-top, or the heron from the mere.

    The Birthday of the Infanta

  • The starlings could be a problem, swooping in noisily and scattering the little birds.

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  • I worried that Elbow will go the same way and I Love elbow, that every tv Ident and gardening programme will play "starlings" over shots of monty don's petunias and I'll grow to hate them.

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  • Tinker Air Force Base, said officials there focus on birds that travel in flocks, such as starlings, or larger birds such as geese or gulls, which are drawn by a nearby lake and landfills.

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  • INTRODUCED bird species such as starlings and Indian minors don't tend to attract a lot of sympathy, but peacocks are perhaps harder to hate.

    The Canberra Times

  • Poisoning starlings is relatively cheap and their death count is speculative in any year, but aerial gunning of coyotes is expensive.

    Wendy Keefover-Ring: The Ugly Cost of Killing

  • The USDA attributes most of its mortality to starlings, and in fact, the starling count went up by 99 percent from last year, while the number of native carnivores decreased slightly, by 1,722 individuals.

    Wendy Keefover-Ring: The Ugly Cost of Killing

  • Soon I was shooting sparrows in the granaries and starlings in the feedlot.

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  • She reads about the Wild Hunt, when Odin, the father of the gods, and his eight-legged horse, Sleipnir, lead ghostly riders through the clouds "like monstrous starlings," followed by hounds and horns, thunder and lightning.

    Gods and Monsters

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