(1) The starling is that portion of the pier which faces the direction of the stream, and acts like the cutwater of a ship.(2) Hundreds of species of birds, such as seagulls, herons, starlings , sparrows and many others, live or often visit mangrove forest areas.(3) Furthermore, in bluethroats, European starlings , and blue tits female choice for males with greater UV reflectance appears to favor structural plumage traits.(4) Pigeons are predominant, but, as you explore, you see sparrows and bluebirds and flickers and blue jays and wrens and kestrels and starlings and robins.(5) For larger birds such as blackbirds, starlings and song thrushes that feed on insects, food found easily in the summer can be cut off as frost seals the ground.(6) Blackbirds, starlings , green finches, great tits, robins, collared doves and dunnocks are all included in Cumbria's top ten.