Shoebox Joe He hunts them because they're aggressive and ruthlessly canniballistic, not because they sneak into attics and build giant nests and cause damage with their poo and spread disease.
Isn't a wide majority of animals canniballistic or such? Not counting the fact that 95% of birds in general are huge dicks.
cognitivedissonance Starlings are not native to North America. They were brought here by the American Shakespeare Society in the 19th century, who had a rather bizarre initiative to release into the wild every species of bird mentioned in Shakespeare's plays.
cognitivedissonance Also, there's a starling in my mother's attic who has learned to do a spot-on impression of a garbage truck. Absolutely incredible. The garbage transfer is a few blocks away. Horrible birds but awesome skillz.