The Urban Countryside – The Starling

by Albert Nolan The new traffic lights had been in place for a few weeks and already a hidden benefit had emerged. Birdsong that had long been hidden beneath the din of traffic slowly became audible. Each evening the Starlings gather on the TV aerials of the houses and drivers who turn off the radio […]

Fantastic footage of Starlings over Lough Derg

Fantastic footage of a collection of Starlings, known as a murmation, has recently been captured by some canoeists on Lough Derg. In this amazing video you can witness the incredible wonder of nature as the starlings blacken the sky darting to and fro in huge cloud formations.