ITV News Central viewer Dave Atkinson, has captured on video a flock of starlings in Leamington Spa.
The natural 'black cloud' is considered by RSPB as 'are one of the UK's most incredible wildlife spectacles.'
Throughout the autumn and winter months, hundreds of thousands of starlings turn the sky black around the UK. The birds come together in huge clouds, wheeling, turning and swooping in unison.
The gathering and swooping of starlings is known as a 'murmuration'.
Starlings join forces for many reasons. Grouping together offers safety in numbers – predators such as falcons find it hard to target one bird amidst a hypnotising flock of thousands.
Starlings also gather to keep warm at night and to exchange information, such as good feeding areas.
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Remaining very windy with gales. Rain soon clearing, with sunny intervals developing.
Outbreaks of rain, sometimes heavy, will soon clear. Sunshine and scattered showers will follow. Mainly dry later.
Localised gales will develop across parts of the region tonight. Tomorrow there will be sunshine and scattered showers.