Range expansion of the European Starling Sturnus vulgaris in Argentina

Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) Science Article 18

abstract

The European or Common Starling Sturnusvulgaris is considered one of the worst invasivebird species, with successful widespreadintroductions around the world (Feare, 1984).Most releases were made in the nineteenth andearly twentieth centuries and the species hasnow become one of the commonest birds inNew Zealand, south-eastern Australia, SouthernAfrica, as well as some Pacif ic andCaribbean islands such as Fiji and Jamaica,among other countries

S. PERIS, G. SOAVE, A. CAMPERI, C. DARRIEU and R. ARAMBURU, Ardeola, 52(2), December 2005, 359-364

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