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  Henry Starling - Memory Alpha - A Wikia wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Starling did not physically scavenge the ship for its technologies, but used its databases and on-board hardware to extrapolate potential exploitable technologies that could be developed and sustained by both the economy and industries available.
Starling was notified to the arrival of Voyager by a graduate student in his employ and began the process of learning all he could about the starship - which he believed to have been sent from the 29th century to retrieve the timeship from its wrongful place in the timeline.
Starling was then successful in thwarting their effort to transport the Aeon from his launch bay, and effectively turned the tables on Voyager's crew when he utilized their own transporter stream to access their computer database and download over twenty percent of their computer files.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Henry_Starling   (764 words)

 Ernest Henry Starling (www.whonamedit.com)
Starling’s mother, the former Ellen Watkins, remained in Britain and had the responsibility of rearing their children, of whom Ernest was the eldest.
Starling was elected fellow of the Royal Society in 1899 and was a prominent member of the Physiological Society.
Starling put forward the idea that renal excretion of salt (and water) was conditioned by the volume of body fluids, particularly the blood volume.
www.whonamedit.com /doctor.cfm/1188.html   (1582 words)

 Clarice Starling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clarice Starling is a fictional character in the novels The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal by Thomas Harris.
In Hannibal, Starling is aged 32 and a full-fledged FBI agent with a 5.0 liter Ford Mustang.
When Starling is wounded in a gunfight at Verger's farm (in which Verger is killed), Lecter nurses her back to health and attempts to transform her into a surrogate for his sister, Mischa, through a regimen of mind-altering drugs, brainwashing and psychological conditioning.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clarice_Starling   (861 words)

 European Starling
Starlings, for example, have been accidentally or deliberately introduced into numerous countries, and have become one of the most abundant bird species in the world.
The European Starling is a member of the class Aves (birds) and of the Sturnidae (starling) family.
European Starlings are adapted for prairies, woodlands, suburbia and open fields, however they often reside in the centers of large cities where they are in close contact with humans.
www.radfordpl.org /wildwood/today/Animal_articles/European_Starling.htm   (1019 words)

 British Garden Birds - Starling
Starlings are great at mimicry, with examples including machines, such as telephones and car alarms, and other birds such as curlews and Pied Wagtails.
Starling populations have declined seriously (by over 70%) in recent times and are on the Red List of birds of high conservation concern.
Between 9.00 AM and 10.00 AM, a murmuration of starlings will descend on our suburban gardens looking for food and then again just before dusk, when they are usually also seen bathing and can quickly empty the bird bath of water through their furious splashing.
www.garden-birds.co.uk /birds/starling.htm   (918 words)

 Starling - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Welsh starlings are joined in the winter months by large numbers of continental immigrants, which form the large flocks that can be seen roaming the countryside.
In Wales, the starling is a bird of pastoral and suburban habitats.
Starling with beakful of insects - Nigel Blake
www.rspb.org.uk /wales/farming/advice/starling/index.asp   (198 words)

 Starling Facts
Starlings are widespread throughout all of North America and are common in cities.
Starling song is quite complex, including a series of whistling notes, chatter and a clear “wolf” whistle.
Starlings belong to the family of birds which includes vocal mimics known as myna birds.
www.pleasebekind.com /starlings.html   (947 words)

 The Spread of the European Starling in North America, by May Thacher Cooke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Because of the fact that the starling is constantly invading new territory and, as a consequence, is confused with birds long known, and is thus frequently misidentified, it seems desirable to present a general description of the bird in its various plumages.
Since 1923 starlings have been noted in a number of localities in Indiana and in 1927 were known to breed in at least four localities in the northern half of the State.
Starlings reached Detroit and Ann Arbor, Mich., in 1924, and by 1927 they were breeding across the southern part of the State and had occurred locally north to Saginaw Bay, and a few near the Straits of Mackinac.
www.wku.edu /~smithch/biogeog/COOK1928.htm   (3926 words)

 European Starling
Starlings are common in Florida in the late spring through late summer, as dispersed pairs.
Starling may form large single species flocks or be part of immense flocks containing starlings, several species of flbirds, common grackles, and cowbirds.
Starlings commonly nest in man-made structures: between rafters in barns and open warehouses, in or behind signs, and in soffits and attics of houses.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /BODY_UW118   (3032 words)

 European Starling
The starling is a European native that breeds as far north as the British Isles, northern Norway, and Russia and as far south as northern Italy and southern France.
Starlings are associated with man-altered environments, foraging in open country on short, mown, or grazed grassland while avoiding woodlands, arid chaparral, and deserts.
Starlings like to return to the same area to eat each day, usually early and late in the day, while traveling at other times in large flocks to more abundant but ephemeral food sources.
www.birds.cornell.edu /BOW/EURSTA   (774 words)

 Starling Project Foundation
The musicians of the Starling Chamber Orchestra (SCO) range in age from 8–18 and are selected by audition from throughout the world.
Founded by Kurt Sassmannshaus, Starling Kids is an innovative program that makes the proven and successful methods of the Starling program available to a large number of young children in the Greater Cincinnati area.
The Starling Project Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing pre-professional music education and performances to talented string players and to enriching Cincinnati audiences through classical music performances and recordings of a high caliber.
www.starling.org   (1414 words)

 European Starling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The starling is an intelligent, attractive, and interesting bird, but it has a significant negative impact on native species, and its habit of forming large wintering flocks often make it an unwelcome pest.
Starlings are cavity nesters, and will use a natural cavity in a tree, a woodpecker hole, an opening in a building, a ventilation pipe or a nest box.
Starlings are cavity breeders, and are aggressive competitors against native species of birds, especially cavity nesting birds such as flickers, bluebirds and the Great Crested Flycatcher.
www.wbu.com /chipperwoods/photos/estarling.htm   (1088 words)

 Starling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Starlings are small to medium-sized passerine birds in the family Sturnidae.
European Starlings introduced to North America have been a factor in reducing native cavity nesting bird populations (such as Bluebirds and Red-headed Woodpeckers) by competing aggressively for nesting cavities.
Starlings have diverse and complex vocalizations, and have been known to imbed sounds from their surroundings into their own calls, including car alarms, and human speech patterns.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Starling   (518 words)

 Mozart's Starling
The pleasure he expressed at hearing the starling's song--"Das war schon!" (that was beautiful)--is all the more understandable when one compares the beginning of the last movement of his Piano Concerto in G major, K.453, which was written about the same time.
Mozart's skills as a musician and composer would have rendered him especially susceptible to the starling's vocal charms, and thus we will also propose that the funeral and the poem are not the end of the story.
The problem with starlings is that they vocalize too much, too often, and in too great numbers, sometimes in choruses numbering in the thousands (a flock of starlings is labeled a murmuration).
www.starlingtalk.com /mozart1.htm   (1459 words)

Starling originated as the duo called Mellow Yellow with Lynne and Herbie.
Starling plays the type of soft rock music that "takes you back" whether 50 years ago or just yesterday.
With a variety of PA equipment, Starling is able to play public or private venues from an intimate setting to a small concert hall.
www.threestarlings.com   (144 words)

 Starling Management in Agriculture, NCR 451
Starlings are frequently considered pests because of the damage they cause, especially to agriculture and in urban roosts.
Starlings are attracted to livestock operations by the food or water available to them, especially during winter when the weather is cold and food scarce.
Starlings prefer to feed early to midday and in areas where feed is constantly available.
ianrpubs.unl.edu /wildlife/ncr451.htm   (3475 words)

Starlings are awake during the morning and afternoon.
Starlings eat a variety of things such as snails, worms, millipede, spiders, berries, grains and a lot of seeds.
Starlings don’t mold their autumn feathers and the starling is smaller than a Robin.
www.mtbaker.wednet.edu /harmony/ditch/Starling.htm   (283 words)

 The European Starling - General Information about Starlings and Links to More Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Starlings molt once annually, at the end of breeding season, and during this molt they regrow their white-tipped body feathers.
Baby starlings are a solid chocolate brown or a gray color with white throats and some light streaking on the body.
Starlings nest in cavities, and females may have two broods per year in some parts of the country.
www.starlingcentral.net /starling_information.htm   (429 words)

 Starling Guttering Incorporated
Starling Guttering Incorporated is a seamless, residential and commercial guttering company located in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Starling Guttering is now the exclusive distributor for this system in the area.
Starling Guttering Incorporated is owned and operated by Glen (President), Linda (Vice President) and Rick Carr (General Manager).
www.starlinggutters.com   (129 words)

 Tate Britain | Turner Prize 2005
Starling describes his work as ‘the physical manifestation of a thought process’, revealing hidden histories and relationships.
Starling dismantled a shed and turned it into a boat; loaded with the remains of the shed, the boat was paddled down the Rhine to a museum in Basel, dismantled and re-made into a shed.Both pilgrimages, provide a kind of buttress against the pressures of modernity, mass production and global capitalism.
Starling’s new work One Ton, II 2005 focuses attention on energy consumption: the huge amounts of energy used to produce tiny quantities of platinum.
www.tate.org.uk /britain/turnerprize/2005/simonstarling.htm   (445 words)

 European Starling
But I will find him when he is asleep, and in his ear I’ll holler ‘Mortimer!’ Nay I’ll have a starling shall be taught to speak nothing but Mortimer, and give it to him to keep his anger still in motion” was the only line that provoked such a reckless act.
The entire population of starlings now inhabiting the United States are from the original 16 pairs that survived those first two winters.
Starlings compete with cavity-nesters causing local extirpations of native species, loss of natural cavities to agriculture and urban sprawl further challenge native species.
natureali.org /european_starling.htm   (514 words)

 European Starling
The starling was first successfully established in the US when fewer than 100 birds were introduced in Central Park in 1890.
Starlings frequently use the nest cavities excavated by woodpeckers, driving flickers, red headed and red bellied woodpeckers from their nests and even watching as woodpeckers excavate a new cavity, then ganging up on the woodpecker and commandeering the cavity.
Luckily, starlings are less common in more remote areas where bluebirds, great crested flycatchers, tufted titmice, and other cavity nesters use natural cavities.
www.americanartifacts.com /smma/per/star.htm   (605 words)

 Starling - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Smaller than flbirds, with a short tail, pointed head, triangular wings, starlings look fl at a distance but when seen closer they are very glossy with a sheen of purples and greens.
Their flight is fast and direct and they walk and run confidently on the ground.
Noisy and gregarious, starlings spend a lot of the year in flocks.
www.rspb.org.uk /birds/guide/s/starling/index.asp   (294 words)

 The Starling Group - Sarasota, Florida - Company Profile Section
The Starling Group is a full service real estate organization, engaged in all phases of real estate: acquisition, planning, design, construction, sales, marketing and management.
Starling's involvement is as preliminary as site selection or as complete as a joint venture.
Established in 1981, Fred M. Starling, Inc. is a company dedicated to serving the complete needs of the owner/developer.
www.starling-group.com /companyprofile.htm   (285 words)

 Starling Consulting, Inc.-Press releases - NAWD, WIC, IPMA Conference
Starling Consulting, Inc. is an Olympia, Washington based information technology consulting firm whose mission is to provide custom technology solutions to government agencies and businesses that are comprehensive, easy to use and of high quality.
Starling's presentation will focus on Starling Consulting's successful development methodology which can be used for both new development and improving the function and performance of existing Web applications.
Starling Consulting was chosen to complete design and implementation of the system which will be used by alcohol and substance abuse treatment professionals statewide for the purpose of tracking the effectiveness of alcohol and substance abuse treatment activities.
www.starlingconsulting.com /press_release.htm   (3627 words)

 Common Starling
Common Starlings are 20 to 22cm in length.
The song of the Common Starling is an unmusical collection of wheezy whistles, clicks, scratching notes and some mimicry of other bird calls.
Common Starlings are most often seen searching for seeds and insects on lawns and in paddocks.
www.amonline.net.au /factsheets/common_starling.htm   (397 words)

 Starlingkillers Page
This page is devoted to the death and destruction of the European Starling.
Adult starlings are chunky birds the size of robins.
Starlings nest in holes or cavities almost anywhere, including trees, birdhouses, buildings or rock piles.
www.geocities.com /starlingkiller   (176 words)

 All About Birds
It is believed to be responsible for a decline in native cavity-nesting bird populations, but a study in 2003 found few actual effects on populations of 27 native species.
Only sapsuckers showed declines because of starlings, and other species appeared to be holding their own against the invaders.
Today, European Starlings range from Alaska to Florida and northern Mexico, and their population is estimated at over 200 million birds.
www.birds.cornell.edu /AllAboutBirds/BirdGuide/European_Starling.html   (459 words)

 Starling Talk: The Care and Feeding of Injured and Orphaned Starlings
The purpose of Starling Talk is to give assistance to people who have found an injured or orphaned European Starling (Sturnus Vulgaris) or House Sparrow (Passer domesticus).
The Starling Talk Message Board offers European starling owners an informative, friendly, relaxing atmosphere where they can gather together and chat about their birds or where they can ask questions and receive prompt expert advice.
However that is not always possible with a baby starling who has been raised alone without other birds to interact with, for it will imprint on its human caretaker.
www.starlingtalk.com   (754 words)

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