Amazing Video of Starlings' Flock Mentality

The residents of this community should be happy that this wasn't a flock of chattering African Greys! :) Although I bet their cars were covered in "surprises" the next day.

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We were watching several huge flocks of starlings behaving like this earlier this morning. Any idea why they do this?

amazing flock - i've seen huge flocks moving like a shoal of fish at dusk over northern towns in britain - but this looks quite weird behaviour