WOW Starling Migration Pictures

Started Jan 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
Ranlee Senior Member • Posts: 1,321
Re: WOW Starling Migration Pictures

Thanks for posting, those are awesome.

I have no pictures but I did experience a similar swarm of blackbirds while working in my woods a few years ago.  It was late fall and I assume they were gathering for a trip to warmer climes.   It was so cool to watch and listen.  The sound made when the entire swarm changes direction in synchronized flight is hard to describe.  A very loud and sudden whompff!  Kinda like the surrounding air suddenly getting sucked through a huge hole.  It was grand!  Umm ... a lot of other "stuff" was dropping all around too - I quickly got a roof over my head. 

-- hide signature --


 Ranlee's gear list:Ranlee's gear list
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Panasonic Lumix G Vario 100-300mm F4-5.6 OIS Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm F1.8 Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 +3 more
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow