Tag: starlings

27/02/19. Sunbiggin Tarn Starling murmuration.

Sunbiggin Tarn sits in the Pennines near Orton, Cumbria.  It is a wonderful remote spot, and popular with birds of all kinds. Today I was sitting by the tarn recording the evening chorus; it was afterall very quiet; I had expected more activity.   But it was nice to just sit there, watch the sun ...

03/01/19 Starlings at Aberystwyth Royal Pier

Every year in the Autumn and Winter months thousands of starlings gather every evening to roost in the Victorian iron structure of the pier at Aberystwyth.    They arrive in large groups from the land and collect in still larger groups to do their amazing synchronised flying before settling into their very close and noisy ...