Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.

English

Name Sources Status
church-martin uBio Unknown
Common Starling Michаel Frаnkis, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, South African Vertebrates, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves, uBio, xeno-canto Bird Sounds Trusted
English starling Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Eurasian Starling Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), South African Vertebrates, uBio Unknown
European Starling Katja Schulz, Anage Data, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BioKIDS Critter Catalog, Birds of DC Brief Summary Database, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), JELA Adjusted List 1 for BioBlitz, JELA Adjusted List_1 for BioBlitz, JELA All Categories Full Species List January 2013, Monthly ARKive text import , NatureServe resource, PlanetScott.com images, South African Vertebrates, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Northern Starling Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Purple-winged Starling Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
Starling Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, IUCN Red List, NCBI Taxonomy, uBio Trusted

Afrikaans

Name Sources Status
Europese Spreeu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), South African Vertebrates, uBio Unknown

Albanian

Name Sources Status
Cerloi i zi pikalosh Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
gargulli Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Arabic

Name Sources Status
الزرزور Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
الزرزور سمن سلو Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
زرزور BibAlex LifeDesk Trusted
سمن سلو Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Armenian

Name Sources Status
[Sovorakan Saryak ] Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Սովորական Սարյակ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Azerbaijani

Name Sources Status
Adi sığırçın Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Basque

Name Sources Status
Araba zozo pikarta Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
arabazozo Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Arabazozo pikart Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Estornell vulgar Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Belarusian

Name Sources Status
špak Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Звычайны шпак Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
шпак Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Breton

Name Sources Status
An dred Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Dred Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Bulgarian

Name Sources Status
Skorec Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Обикновен скорец Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
скорец Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Catalan

Name Sources Status
estornell Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Estornell vulgar Michаel Frаnkis, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Trusted
Oriol Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Chinese

Name Sources Status
亚洲椋鸟 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
紫翅椋鸟 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
黑斑 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Chinese (Simplified)

Name Sources Status
亚洲椋鸟 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
紫翅椋鸟 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
黑斑 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted

Chuvash

Name Sources Status
Шăнкăрч Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Cornish

Name Sources Status
Tros Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
trosen Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Croatian

Name Sources Status
Cvorak Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Čvorak Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Šareni čvorak Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Czech

Name Sources Status
Špacek obecný Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Špaček obecný Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
špaèek obecný Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
špaček Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Danish

Name Sources Status
Stær Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Europeese Spreeuw Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Spreeuw Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), South African Vertebrates, uBio Unknown

Esperanto

Name Sources Status
Sturno Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Estonian

Name Sources Status
Kuldnokk Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Faroese

Name Sources Status
Stari Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Kottarainen Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

French

Name Sources Status
South African Vertebrates Unknown
Etourneau sansonnet Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, IUCN Red List Trusted
Ètourneau sansonnet uBio Unknown
Étourneau sansonnet Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
étourneau Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Galician

Name Sources Status
Estornell vulgar Michаel Frаnkis, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Trusted
Estorniño pinto Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Ouriolo Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Georgian

Name Sources Status
მოლაღური Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
შოშია Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
ჩვეულებრივი შროშანი Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

German

Name Sources Status
Gemeiner Star Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Star Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, South African Vertebrates, uBio Trusted

Greek

Name Sources Status
(Ευρωπαϊκό) Ψαρόνι Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
[psaroni] Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
psaroni Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Λαζούρι Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Ψαρόνι Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Guarani

Name Sources Status
Guyrajuhũ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Hebrew

Name Sources Status
זרז-יר Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
זרז-יר מצוי Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
זרזיר Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
זרזיר מצוי Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Hungarian

Name Sources Status
Seregély Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Icelandic

Name Sources Status
Stari Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Irish

Name Sources Status
Druid Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
estorniño Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Italian

Name Sources Status
Galbéder Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Storno Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Storno comune Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Storno europeo Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Japanese

Name Sources Status
Hoshi muku-dori Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Hoshi-Mukudori Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
hoshimukudori Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
ホシムクドリ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown

Kashmiri

Name Sources Status
[Posh Nool] Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Kazakh

Name Sources Status
Мысықторғай Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Сарғалдақ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Қараторғай Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Korean

Name Sources Status
흰점찌르레기 Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Latvian

Name Sources Status
majas strazds Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mačiņš Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Melnais strazds Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mājas strazds Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Lithuanian

Name Sources Status
Paprastasis varnenas Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
varnenas Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
varnėnas Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Šnekutis Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Špokas Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Macedonian

Name Sources Status
skolovranec Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Обичен сколовранец Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
сколовранец Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Maltese

Name Sources Status
sturnell Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Manx

Name Sources Status
Truitlag Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
trutlag Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Mongolian

Name Sources Status
Хар тодол Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Northern Sami

Name Sources Status
stárra Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Norwegian

Name Sources Status
Stær Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Occitan

Name Sources Status
estornèl Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Trusted

Persian

Name Sources Status
پرى شاهرخ طلايی Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Polish

Name Sources Status
szpak Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
szpak (zwyczajny) Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Szpak zwyczajny Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Estorninho-malhado South African Vertebrates Unknown

Raeto-Romance

Name Sources Status
sturnel Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Romanian

Name Sources Status
Graur Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Russian

Name Sources Status
Obyknovenny Skvorets Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
skvorec Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Обыкновенный скворец Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Обыкновеный скворец Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Серый скворец Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Скворец обыкновенный Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
скворец Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Sardinian

Name Sources Status
istrullu pintirinadu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
istùrulu campinu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
istůrulu campinu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
puzone nieddu Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
sturru grandinau Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Scottish Gaelic

Name Sources Status
Druid Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Truid Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Serbian

Name Sources Status
Cvorak Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
cvorak (brljak) Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
obicni cvorak Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
obični čvorak Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Čvorak Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Обични чворак Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
чворак Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Slovak

Name Sources Status
obyčajný lesklý Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Ékorec lesklý Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Ékorec obyčajný Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Škorec Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Škorec obyčajný Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
škorec lesklý Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Slovenian

Name Sources Status
navadni škorec Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Škorec Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Sotho

Name Sources Status
Leholi Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), South African Vertebrates Unknown

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Cuervo Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
estornino Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Estornino común Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Estornino Europeo Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Estornino pinto Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Swedish

Name Sources Status
Stare Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown

Tamil

Name Sources Status
[Manja kili] Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Thai

Name Sources Status
นกกิ้งโครงพันธุ์ยุโรป Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Turkish

Name Sources Status
syğyrcyk Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sığırcık Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sışırcık Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Turkmen

Name Sources Status
sığyrcık Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Ukrainian

Name Sources Status
špak Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Звичайний шпак Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Шпак звичайний Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
шпак Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Vietnamese

Name Sources Status
Sáo đá Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sáo đá xanh Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Welsh

Name Sources Status
Aderyn y ddrycin Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Aderyn yr eira Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Dreydwen Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Drudw Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
drudwen Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Drudwy Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Drwdw Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Drydwy Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Sgrech Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Western Frisian

Name Sources Status
Protter Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

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