Tag: Sturnus unicolor

Female starlings adjust primary sex ratio in response to aromatic plants in the nest

Spotless Starling (Sturnus unicolor) Science Article 1 abstract Adjustment of offspring sex ratios should be favoured by natural selection when parents are capable of facultatively altering brood sex ratios and of recognizing the circumstances that predict the probable fitness benefit of producing sons and daughters. Although experimental studies have shown that female birds may adjust […]

Spotless Starling (Sturnus unicolor)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Sturnidae | [latin] Sturnus unicolor | [UK] Spotless Starling | [FR] etourneau unicolor | [DE] Einfarb-Star | [ES] Estornino negro | [NL] Zwarte Spreeuw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Creatophora unicolor Sturnus unicolor EU sw Europe, also n Africa Physical charateristics Medium-sized starling of […]