Flock Of Birds Look Like Flowers In A Meadow
Have you ever seen a murmuration? Seeing hundreds, even thousands, of starlings flying together in a whirling, ever-changing pattern is a phenomenon of nature that amazes and delights those lucky enough to witness it.
Luckily, a few murmurations have been caught on video. This is one amazing “murmuration" video that shows how incredible these large flocks of birds can be. The video occurred on October 26, 2017 in Laurel, Montana, USA.
When they fly in a murmuration the starlings seem to be connected together. They twist and turn and change direction. It is amazing how so many birds coordinate such complicated movement while in flight?
One can wonder whether these birds plan out and practice their flying routines in advance? That's what we humans would have to do if we were to look that graceful. However, starlings don't plan or practice their flight patterns. Can you believe that!
They move in perfect harmony and look like waves. The sight is mesmerizing. This is definitely something you don’t see this every day!
Scientists have been surprised to learn that the flying patterns of murmurations have more in common with physics than biology. Much remains unknown about murmurations. However, scientists now believe they may be able to describe murmurations using the principles of physics.