Consumption rate: approximately .03lbs of grain per day
Starlings eat a variety of foods and are known as bold and aggressive scavengers. These birds are known to eat fruit such as grapes, tomatoes, peaches, apples, and strawberries, grains, seeds, insects, worms, spiders, lizards, frogs, and snails!
Starlings are unique to other birds in that 45-90% of their diet is made up of animal matter. This can be food that is found in the garbage, farms or other agricultural properties, pastures, etc. Starlings have a great sense of smell that makes them able to find the food that they want easily.| Back |