Gazing at the ‘Black Sun’

Gazing at the ‘Black Sun’: The Transfixing Beauty of Starling Murmurations (NY Times, April 4, 2022)

Each spring and autumn, the skies in southern Denmark come to life with the swirling displays of hundreds of thousands of starlings, an event known locally as “sort sol.”

Don’t miss photos and article here.

Thank you Susan.


  1. Amazing

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  2. Such a wonderful aerial dance…

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  3. We can see such murmurations as well but in autumn only.
    Great film 👍 Thanks for sharing 🙏🙏
    Wishing you a wonderful weekend
    The Fab Four of Cley
    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

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  4. Mesmerizing! Wow!

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  5. Hypnotic. Saw a miniature one here the other morning over the neighbor’s pond. The undulating waves defied belief….

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  6. wow David…it is mesmerizing indeed…thanks for sharing 🙏

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  7. Anonymous says:

    This stunning, David. Thank you for sharing,

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  8. I’ve heard of this. Incredible!

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  9. God painting the world with bird-swirl. I wouldn’t want my car to be sitting under it, but how amazing it must be to see it in person! 😍

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  10. God painted the world with bird-swirl. Under the mask — the most perfect words I’ve seen in a looonnnggg time. Thank you! And you too, David.

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  11. Beyond words. Thank you for sharing this amazing play of nature.

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  12. Wow! It’s like the population of Beijing, airborne.

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