Meet Our Animals > Superb Starling
Quick Facts
Native to Africa and Asia
Primary Diet Insects, berries, fruit, and seeds
Adult Weight 2.5 to 3 ounces
Lifespan 15 years
Status Least Concern

Superb Starling

The superb starling has various calls — it can whistle, imitate other species, and has an alarm call that is loud and whining. Some songs may include as many as 82 distinct phrases. When females move to a new group, they will learn the songs and phrases of that group.

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