Thursday, 10 November 2011

In formation

I discovered this amazing video of a flock of starlings:


Murmuration from Sophie Windsor Clive on Vimeo.


The video is by Sophie Windsor Clive and titled Murmuration (who knew there was such a brilliant name for a flock of starlings?)

I got a bit hooked on finding similar things - this one is lovely too:

2 comments:

  1. The starlings here on the pier do the same, it's amazing to watch. They always remind me of a swarm of bees in a old cartoon forming a giant arrow or a hammer or something and chasing the bad guy!

    http://youtu.be/iESZvwreM_Q

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  2. Ah yes, I'd forgotten how cartoons used to do that! Thanks for the video. I've never seen the starlings fly in Brighton, must look out for them if I'm ever there again.

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