Thousands of starlings surround a lone bird of prey which had swooped down to pick off a straggler. "Starlings have a very particular way of defending themselves from their predators like falcons and harriers. They form a large tightly packed flock and mob their enemy, scaring it off, frequently expanding and contracting and changing shape."
You Won't Believe These Patterns Created by Flocks of Birds in Flight
Alain Delorme: Murmurations series - Ephemeral Plastic Sculptures, These are actually plastic bags representing birds, the artist seeks to question the fragility of the ecosystem against pollution. | Art Installations, Sculpture, Contemporary Art
How did she do that? Photographer succeeds in rounding up 100 sheep into a perfect heart shape to raise money for charity - and all without help of a sheepdog
#Inspiration Photographer Carys Mair Evans got two flocks of in-lamb ewes to form a heart shape and then took a picture of it to help Young Farmers' Clubs in Wales raise funds for the British Heart Foundation.
The Scottish Blackface is the most common breed of domestic sheep in the United Kingdom. This tough and adaptable breed is often found in the more exposed locations, such as the Scottish Highlands or roaming on the moors of Dartmoor. It is also known as Blackfaced Highland, Kerry, Linton, Scottish Mountain, Scottish Highland, Scotch Blackface and Scotch Horn.[Wikipedia] - Scotland