We’ve enjoyed watching huge flocks of starlings over the lake in front of Daisy Chain this week. It’s really exciting when they all come in to roost in the reeds in front of the house…and then, apparently on a whim, all leave again.
And Nobody Really Knows Why
Starling murmurations are one of nature’s true spectacles
Having just watched a clip on the local news about scientists doing a study to find out why starlings perform these amazing displays of random choreography, I’m inclined to think it should remain a mystery: let’s just enjoy!