Interesting Photo of the Day: Starlings Form Giant Bird

Starlings are famous for putting on a wonderful display—known as murmuration—when they flock together. They do this for a variety of reasons, including to confuse predators, create warmth at night, or exchange information. Photographer Daniel Biber sought out starlings in order to capture this amazing formation:

Photographer captures amazing bird formation created by murmuring starlings

A murmuration of starlings assumes the shape of a bird mid flight by Daniel Biber. (Via Reddit. Click image to see full size.)

A flock of starlings formed this beautiful figure of a flying bird while they were probably trying to evade a predator.

Biber captured the shot in Costa Brava in Spain after four days of scouting locations and observing thousands of birds. I’d say the image is well worth the time spent and pain undertaken. Wouldn’t you agree?

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One response to “Interesting Photo of the Day: Starlings Form Giant Bird”

  1. Colin G Barnett says:

    It would be effortless to “clean up” this image to improve the bird shape. It is also possible that this is an unretouched flock. Even if the photographer could assure us that no birds were added or removed, anyone could subsequently do just that.

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