Chaotic Dust Storm Turns Out to Be a Massive Flock of 70,000 Birds


Muhammad Iqbal Dar

That anxious feeling of parking a freshly washed car under a tree full of birds would become genuine terror if you were to drive anywhere near this massive flock of over 70,000 Starlings. This startling footage was captured by the BBC, which points out that the correct term for a massive gathering like this is a murmuration—not a nightmare, as we would have assumed.

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via Gizmodo

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