This page has starlings, crows and a grackle.

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Two European starlings. They have yellow beaks.
They are an invasive species in the United States and there are lots of them.
[Two birds perched in a tree with lots of branches so they are somewhat camoflauged. The birds ahve glossy black feathers and bright yellow beaks.]

The underside of the starling is colorful.
[This closer view of one bird shows the glossy feathers, but on the back of the belly and the underside of the tail are white edges to all the feathers creating a black and white pattern. The legs of this bird are pinkish-red.]

An American Crow.
[A side view of this all black bird, including beak and legs, as it perches on a top rail of a chain-link fence. The bird may have just landed as its wings are slightly separated from its back.]

This American Crow seems to have a message for me.
[A close view looking right at a crow sitting on the top rail of a chain link fence. The crow has its mouth wide open, its body turned toward and looking at the camera.]

This may be a Fish Crow although they are hard to distinguish from American Crows.
[A close view from below of a crow standing in the gutter of the four-story building with its mouth partially open.]

A flying crow just about to land in the reeds beside the pond.
[The crow has its wings outstretched above its body as it heads for tall green reeds on the right side of the image. ]

Crows eat live oak acorns.
[A crow with its mouth open wide enough to hold a brown acorn which is missing its cap is walking atop paver bricks in the roadway.]

A grackle getting a drink.
[A straight-on view of the bird with its head dipped to the water. In this light the bird appears to have a blue head and back with grey feathers.]

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