Thursday, May 16, 2013

Magic Birds

Thought I would share these magical birds, starlings. The word of the week is murmuration, it is what a large group of starlings get together and dance in the sky. They are related to mockingbirds, while crows & ravens are related to each other. Marilu had ask me if I had ever heard of a murmuration? Then should me a youtube video, wow, nature is so beautiful.

Here are a couple of links to see this amazing show and to learn a little more about starlings.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eakKfY5aHmY

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/4736472/the-mathematics-of-murmurating-starlings.html



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