Starlings, if you take time to watch them and look carefully, are one of our most beautiful birds.
Mark Barkan has sent us in this excellent short video of the Common Starling.
The video is made by the avibirds team follow this link to https://avibirds.com, to find more of their excellent films.
Here are a few more
Contributor to The Orkney News Ian Carse published these images of the Superb Starling which he photographed in Tanzania.
And from our archives: Observations on Some Birds in the Mainland of Orkney: Part 3