NY3168 : Starling shapes in the evening sky

taken 10 years ago, near to Gretna Green, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Starling shapes in the evening sky
Starling shapes in the evening sky
A large number of starlings congregate at Gretna every evening at sunset during the winter months to perform an elaborate aerobatic display before roosting in nearby conifer plantations. It can be quite breathtaking to witness the birds twisting into unusual patterns in the sky.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 November, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 November, 2008
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3100 6860 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.4294N 3:4.8222W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3120 6878
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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