Monday 20 February 2023



A Starlings murmeration was a common thing to see years ago but the birds started dying out  and for many years now you never saw one around where I lived. Last time I did see one was on the Somerset levels at Glastonbury back in 2014. For the last few years I noticed Starlings making a comeback in our garden starting with a nest on my bird box at the bottom of the garden. This year they have been raiding the feeders we hang out

Two starlings making the most of the feeder

Getting there first 

I then noticed this a few nights later

Starlings murmerating

There were two different murmuerations

Which at one time joined flying right over us, a little later the flew off to roost 


  1. I've not seen many murmurations here in NC, but I find them fascinating. It's almost like a many-birded brain!
    Thanks for sharing at

  2. I love knowing that you have starlings there too. We have them here. It's wonderful to see them in murmuration. There are truly magnificent videos of them on Youtube. What a sight they are. They are like art in the sky.

  3. An incredible number of starlings.

    All the best Jan

  4. They come to my feeders too, and they decimate the suet. But I admire them.


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