end of day a 'murmuration' of migrating starlings

Murmuration - the magical swoop and swish of flocks of birds, as if they were fish darting thru flowing water - it's one of my favourite Nature's Miracles.

English Sparrows, so sweet.

House sparrow--the English word "sparrow", is a term for small active birds, coming from a root word referring to The Latin word domesticus means "belonging to the house", like the common name a reference to its association with humans.

Birdwatchers are rushing to Avebury, near Marlborough, Wiltshire to hopefully catch a glimpse of a rare albino jackdaw. Author Andrew Collins was the first to photograph the bird which locals have named Jackie.

A truly rare bird - Albino Raven - ". The birds are thought to be leucitic and not albino, the result of a genetic defect producing chicks lacking normal pigmentation." Two black ravens with this gene will produce a white raven.

The jaunty jackdaw is the smallest member of the crow family in Britain.

choucas - The jaunty jackdaw is the smallest member of the crow family in Britain.

Song thrushes like this beauty like a garden with plenty of worms and snails, and scrummy berries like currants and elderberries #homesfornature

Song thrushes like a garden with plenty of worms, snails and berries like currants and elderberries.

Are you hoping to see blackbirds during your Big Garden #Birdwatch? They love to sunbathe and they can often be seen on the ground with their wings spread. This is because the heat from the sun can help them to kill off parasites on their wings!

British birds - A Male Blackbird. They love to sunbathe and they can often be seen on the ground with their wings spread. This is because the heat from the sun can help them to kill off parasites on their wings!

British garden birds - Male house sparrow sad to see these are disappearing

British garden birds - Male house sparrow thought once to be disappearing but we have quite a lot in our garden now.

amazing starlings murmuration (full HD) -www.keepturningleft.co.uk - YouTube

a 'MUST SEE', video on the incredible beauty of a starling murmuration (bird ballet) . one of natures truly magnificent occurrences. Filmed by travel journalist Dylan Winter . it gets more awe-inspiring as the video moves along!

Mistle Thrush 21.1.13 at a very snowy Holme Brook Valley - singing a warning song and minutes later a peregrine falcon appears. Cannot believe it has taken us this long to see a Thrush once one of the most common garden birds in the UK still waiting to see a song thrush.

British birds - The Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus) is a member of the thrush family Turdidae. It is found in open woods and cultivated land over all of Europe and much of Asia.

The Mistle Thrush is fast disappearing from the UK's gardens, wildlife experts warned today as they urged people to take part in an annual survey to collect information about bird species. Results from the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey have shown that mistle thrushes are now being seen in fewer than half the number of gardens they were spotted in 10 years ago.

The mystery of the missing mistle thrush: Experts baffled by 'haemorrhaging' population in British gardens

The Mistle Thrush is fast disappearing from the UK's gardens, wildlife experts warned today as they urged people to take part in an annual survey to collect information about bird species. Results from the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey have s

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