Spectacular starling murmuration captured on camera

The moment thousands of starlings gathered together to perform a spectacular murmuration has been caught on camera. The dazzling performance took place near Gretna, Scotland, with the small birds putting on the display as the sun went down.

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Starlings in the sky over Gretna on the Scottish Borders, flying and swooping before the sun goes down in what is known as a murmuration

Starlings in the sky over Gretna on the Scottish Borders, flying and swooping before the sun goes down in what is known as a murmuration