Starling Sturnus vulgaris, adult male in hedge of Wild privet Ligustrum vulgare, Bedfordshire, England,

Starling vs blackbird

Starlings and blackbirds are two lovable garden birds that can be confused.

Am I a starling or a blackbird?

Starlings will often travel around in flocks, while blackbirds are much less sociable. However, if you still find yourself confused, the handy guide below should help you tell the difference.