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Swarming birds

Dec 12, 2013 – Being an urban type, it is not often that I get to see strange behavior in nature. A while back my husband and I were in Sacramento when we saw what appeared to be alien clouds above us.

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Once we got nearer we discovered it was actually a swarm of birds.

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The birds swooped around and the shape of the cloud was constantly changing.

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It was quite fascinating to watch. People got out of their cars and stood around taking pictures as well.

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It really amazes me how God has bred this instinct into birds that they can change on a dime and make group decisions on where to fly. For an urban gal like me, it was quite fascinating!

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3 Comments

  • Reply Glen Nielsen

    Uhhh … You actually live in a SUB-urban area; hence, it would be more technically correct to refer to yourself as a “suburban gal”.

    March 30, 2014 at 2:05 am
  • Reply Angela Yee

    Oh yeah… 🙂

    March 30, 2014 at 7:36 pm
  • Reply Carmen Lin

    I think those birds are starrings. They usually do that.

    April 4, 2014 at 8:27 pm
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