Starling Roost

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    This is one of the clouds of Starlings that were surrounding me on the Somerset Levels during a recent visit. The million or so birds roost overnight in the reed beds. If you have never seen this awesome Winter roost it's worth the trip where ever you live.
    I just kept my finger on the shutter button and I'm amazed at the shapes I have captured as the flocks constantly change shape in a slow, fluid motion.
    Canon 5D, 70-200 f2.8

    Enhanced Reality, laverrue, and 146 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. sootyskye 51 months ago | reply

      Love the colour of the sky as well as the flock shape. Well done.

    2. timballic 51 months ago | reply

      That's a great shot.

    3. Andy Farrer 51 months ago | reply

      stunning Tony! Really really incredible!

    4. kdee64 51 months ago | reply

      Utterly fantastic!

    5. twoeyes 51 months ago | reply

      Wow, this looks un-real.

    6. fulham phil 50 months ago | reply

      Stunning capture, great colours.

    7. Chris.E 49 months ago | reply

      Awesome capture.

    8. Peter_R2013 48 months ago | reply

      Awesome shot!

    9. timballic 48 months ago | reply

      Just the right moment.

    10. Starman_1969 40 months ago | reply

      Wow, it looks like a big bird

    11. Lightbender 34 months ago | reply

      Truly extraordinary capture!

      A true Masterpiece!
      This exceptional composition
      was seen in
      Birds of Paradise
      MASTERPIECES ON BLACK

    12. mthw 18 months ago | reply

      looks like a 'rock on' hand gesture or a bunny or a boxer falling down

    13. Benjamin Edwards 16 months ago | reply

      Great work. Hoping to get to this area and next week.

    14. kitwilliams91 6 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing your wonderful photography Tony - awesome photo stream!

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