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Starlings give a hungry bird of prey a real run-around

A murmuration of starlings avoid a hungry bird of prey. Credit: PA Images

This flock of Starlings- otherwise known as a murmuration- were caught on camera by bird watchers at Attenborough Nature Reserve in Nottinghamshire.

The birds flock, swoop and dive to avoid being picked off by hungry birds of prey. Experts expect they are flying away from either a sparrow hawk or peregrine falcon, who will find it hard to target one bird in the middle of a group of thousands.