Starlings are highly social and gather in large, noisy flocks called murmurations. They roost together at night and forage together by day. Starlings walk and run on the ground while searching for food rather than hopping like many bird species.
Starlings are active year-round in central Florida. They can be seen perching on buildings, foraging in grassy areas, and swooping between trees. Flocks use congregation areas like shopping centers as daily meet-up spots. Starlings are vocal mimics and incorporate sounds from other birds, machinery, etc. into an extensive repertoire of songs, whistles, and calls.