I have always ben fascinated by flight, and the movement of birds in general. There’s something rather otherworldly about it (to me) for some reason.

One of the things I would truly love to see in this life is a huge murmuration of starlings. I have seen smaller ‘swarms’ of them once or twice, but nothing even close to this:

I don’t actually know if I’d be overwhelmed by being present for something of this scale – perhaps it would be a little terrifying, actually (cue the Hitchcock moment!) … but I’d love to see it in person nonetheless.

Murmurations, indeed.

For more of this, go to Jan via IJken’s website (he’s got some really amazing work!)

7 thoughts on “Animated Nature

  1. Beautiful. And if you watch closely enough you can actually see designs being done by the birds’ flight – such as a giant bird at one point. Almost like looking at clouds and seeing different items – except this one is in a beautiful ballet of flight. Thanks for sharing.

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