Starling Murmuration, Brighton Pier

© 2012 Alan Mackenzie.


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After the first, smaller starling murmuration had settled for the night, a second, huge murmuration of perhaps 40,000 birds arrived from the west and engulfed Brighton Pier with a cacophony of wings and birdsong. I felt quite drunk just looking at this mesmerising natural spectacle.

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Taken on February 1, 2012
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