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Post Info TOPIC: Thousands of starlings fly together to make an enormous bird


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Thousands of starlings fly together to make an enormous bird


It looks too fantastic to be real. April 1 is still a week away, but I can't shake the feeling that someone will expose it as a hoax.

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24933262-500-thousands-of-starlings-fly-together-to-make-an-enormous-bird/

 



-- Edited by dorian on Tuesday 23rd of March 2021 10:23:36 AM

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Could be Irish April fools in march

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It appears to be real. There's even a video.

https://petapixel.com/2021/03/05/photographer-captures-stunning-bird-shaped-starling-murmuration/

https://youtu.be/L_u4IcRy2dw



-- Edited by dorian on Tuesday 23rd of March 2021 05:43:20 PM

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With today's technology , it is easy to photoshop a picture. But to see a video of the birds forming the picture it is a very convincing shot.



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It is fantastic to watch large flocks "swarming" - It often happens out west with Budgerigars.

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