A flock of migrating Starlings- also known as a murmuration- sure is a sight to behold. These birds perform bizarre and wonderful aerobatics, swirling through the sky in amazing formations that almost seem choreographed.
1. Those Starlings really don’t like to have their picture taken…
They usually put on these imposing giant formations to scare off natural enemies- such as falcons. As you can see in the video below- that seems to be very effective as the frightening display illustrated in that footage would make even Chuck Norris cry out for his mum. What is even more amazing than millions of birds swirling through the air- is millions of birds swirling through the air, while forming shapes that will make you scratch your head… Here I have compiled a top 10 of the most amazing bird flock shapes ever caught on film. If you’re not convinced that these pictures are real- then be sure to check out the video as well after the jump! [Continue Reading...] ———————————————————————————————————————-
This video was captured by Sophie Windsor Clive and Liberty Smith on a canoe trip atop Ireland’s River Shannon. See for yourself why it became such a huge viral- and why these starlings scare tactics are so effective!
Starlings on Otmoor
Hollow Talk by Choir of Young Believers
2. Doing Push Ups and preparing for- scare the pants off any birds of prey- battle…
3. Time For A Bath? Thousands of birds create a bizarre image of a rubber duck
4. Scare tactics phase one- Stairlings form up and become… MEGA Starling-zoid!
5. Never knew Falcons were so scared of whales!
6. Rattlesnake mode…
7. Giant Sea Turtle…
8. Exclamation mark- Just in case their natural enemies can read…
9. Nuclear Warfare Threat – if all else fails…
10. The End- trolling after scraring the crap out of any predator to come in their way
Do you think we committed a crime against humanity by leaving out some of the best bird flock pict
The starlings flock together as a means of confusing predators
The flock fills the early evening sky like a heavy cloud