Starling Trail

Starlings at Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6381

Starlings at Dawn – Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6381

The starlings at RSPB Ham Wall become restless.  Through the noise of a hundred thousand starlings a group of egrets make a quick get away.

Starlings at Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6664

Starlings at Dawn – Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6664

Just in time, moments later the huge flock of starlings lift into the air.

Starlings at Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6734

Starlings at Dawn – Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6734

Before they all get away one is caught by a fox that dashed out across the ice.

Fox - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6764

Fox – Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6764

And finally…

Pictures cannot do justice to the experience, so here are some videos.  Only yards aways a group of starlings surprise everyone as they leap in to the sky.

The main flock turn the sky into a starling soup.

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