Spectacular starlings

Thousands of starlings flock to Somerset in the winter months. The birds flock together in fluid formations against the setting sun. It's a spectacular sight.

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Spectacular starlings in Somerset

If you've been down to the Somerset Levels recently, you may have seen some of the thousands of starlings that flock to the area. The birds come from Scandanvia and winter over here.

Between November and March, at sunrise and sunset, you can see the murmurations, where the birds collect to roost.

The spectacle is a real boost for the tourism industry - with hundreds travelling from all over to see the formations.

Tanya Mercer reports.

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