Nature Through My Lens

Against the Sun

against the sun

All day today, we have had a huge flock of Starlings in the field across from our house!  Here’s a shot of part of the flock against the late afternoon sun.

10 responses

  1. WOW!!! That’s a huge flock.

    2015/12/17 at 2:56 am

    • Ruth, there was a lot of them! In the field all day! I was quite pleased to see them1

      2015/12/17 at 5:08 am

  2. Beautiful sight Robin.

    2015/12/17 at 8:36 am

    • Bob, thank you!

      2015/12/17 at 9:19 am

  3. That is a beautiful photo! 🙂 You may already know that here in their native habitat, starlings are declining rapidly. We still have flocks that form displays over the sea, though.

    2015/12/18 at 8:26 pm

    • Adele, Hi! We still have lots of them! In fact I’ve never seen as big a group as this one. It was fun to watch them!

      2015/12/18 at 10:36 pm

  4. Last year, I had a flock of starlings descend on our front lawn; so many it kind of scared me. The whole area was overtaken by them but in a matter of minutes they were all gone. I never forgot the feeling of seeing so many all at once and the photos I took did not show the numbers. Framed as yours are, they are beautiful.

    2015/12/20 at 3:11 am

    • Jocelyn, thank you. It is certainly something to see!

      2015/12/20 at 4:34 am

  5. Oh, this is very beautiful Robin!

    2015/12/22 at 6:43 pm

    • Karen, thank you!

      2015/12/22 at 8:54 pm

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