A Bird Ballet

So, you’ve seen 1 murmuration, so you’ve seen them all? Hmmmmm. No. Can’t seem to get enough. This team was shooting a commercial in Marseille France and waiting for their prop – – “when thousands and thousands of birds came and made this incredible dance in the sky.” And just look what they captured.  2.5 minutes of magnificent cinematography and music (“Hand-Made” by Alt-J).  Good Thursday morning.

A bird ballet | Short Film from Neels CASTILLON on Vimeo.


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  1. that was exquisite… like poetry in motion! and the music… who is that singing! I love that stirring tone in his voice. You are a sensitive soul David, with very good taste. What do you do for a living? or is that pushing the blogging boundaries of confidentiality?

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  2. Hi, It’s real? No graphics involved. Amazing and beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Perfect title

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  4. Wow…nature’s show of strength, beauty, community and love! I adored watching the shapes change so seamlessly into art! The knowledge that these are birds is just jaw dropping ~ what a wondrous sight to enjoy this morning with my coffee! Thank you! 🙂

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  5. Phenomenal.

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  6. Whitney, check out this amazing video!

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  7. How graceful and somehow appearing rehearsed despite they’re impromptu choreography. Loved it.

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  8. Alex Jones says:

    Nature is full of delights, the mass of starlings is one.

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  9. No matter how many times I see videos of birds flying like this I am still amazed….beautiful gift to us to enjoy!

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  10. The music was perfect for that one…thanks David. 🙂

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  11. I wonder what kind of birds they were. Any idea?

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  12. Amazing and beautiful.

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  13. Awesome share, Dave. Can’t pick just one word to describe it — and even then, together, they don’t seem to come close enough — but here are a few:

    stunning, arresting, bewitching, beguiling, graceful, elegant, magnificent . . .

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  14. Simply stunning. When I watched this I thought of my own site. This is truly WeMoveTogether,. Now imagine the same on Terra Nova and people moving as such. Birds and nature has much to teach us.
    – Michael

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  15. Makere Stewart-Harawira says:

    All of the above.. all of it…

    I love the title, WeMoveTogether. How beautiful that sounds, I’d love to visit. Such lovely comments in response to David’s magical sharing

    – Makere

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  16. I LOVE the way they dissolve and coalesce again–so graceful, indeed like a ballet as you say. And watching them, I felt like I was taking a Rorschach test administered by Mother Nature–ooohh, there’s an amoeba! Wow, what a mountain range! Hey, did you see that chicken?! (sorry, had to throw that in for Mimi….). Wonderful share, David–thank you! 🙂

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