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brownsilent 13 7 2 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2007 9:40AM
Wonderful, obviously the right moment at the right place.
Johanna

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carriebugg 16 65 England
2 Feb 2007 9:41AM
Wow I love it when birds do this! That's an amazing photo! Not sure whether it's my monitor but it looks a bit dark?
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 11 Wales
2 Feb 2007 9:41AM
Great shot Neil/well timed.Love the framing to.
Tom.
Alison_S 14 339 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2007 9:43AM
Perfectly timed......you're title says it all. The pattern is amazing!

I've never seen a huge flock like this in the wild......

Ali
javam 15 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2007 9:45AM
Thanks for the comments.

Carrie, it was taken at about 4.30pm on Sunday so it was getting fairly dark. I have actually lightened the shot a bit over how it was captured.
javam 15 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2007 9:47AM
Ali, it is worth seeking out, it is a stunning sight and noise they make is special too. I am lucky enough to live less than 30 minutes from this location.
carriebugg 16 65 England
2 Feb 2007 9:47AM
Ah ha - that expains it! I still absolutely love it!
Nigel_95 Plus
14 262 2 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2007 10:02AM
I'm really glad I viewed this wonderful shot. A couple of years ago this was happening over our car park at work. Very messy, but amazing to watch and listen to.

Nigel
Camairish 14 1.4k Scotland
2 Feb 2007 11:30AM
Brilliant! - looked like mountains in the mist on the thumb nail. Think it could be lightened a wee bit to get more effect.

Ian.
mickf1 14 2 England
2 Feb 2007 11:45AM
Excellent image well captured, reminds me of the cider ad., going out tonight!
Mick
SueWB 13 England
2 Feb 2007 11:48AM
Wow, fabulous capture, really catches the tidal nature of these flocks!
Sue Smile
elkiebrooks 17 83 5 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2007 12:14PM
So glad you stopped your counting to take the photograph. Excellent image.
User_Removed 13 16 England
2 Feb 2007 12:20PM
Beautiful shot. Has the mood of a painting. The still water and flowing, swirling life in the sky makes an unusual juxtaposition. Well observed and captured!!
Andrew
rohanps 13
2 Feb 2007 3:39PM
simply awesome!
TerryBaxter 14 11
2 Feb 2007 5:00PM
The more you look, the more you see. Well done - can't have been easy at dusk.

Terry.
glazzaro 15 70 23 United States
2 Feb 2007 5:36PM
I bet that area is bug free! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
G73photography 14 417 15 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2007 7:02PM
fab image, G
POOCHIE 14 21 6 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2007 8:17AM
Great shot I used to love watching starlings preparing to roost in the reedbeds at a lake I used to visit years ago, this takes me back, lovely.

Pooch.
PaulaLey 14 31 England
8 Feb 2007 4:25PM
39,997, 39,998, Oh no lost count! 1, 2, ...! Wish I could clik twice - it deserves the 30!

Paula

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