murmuration forms Valentines heart over Somerset Levels
of starlings formed the shape of a heart over the Somerset Levels
in this remarkable picture taken by a local reader.
Deva took the photo at Ham Wall Nature Reserve and says has been
tracking Somerset's starlings for over seven years - but has never
seen anything like this before.
often murmur high in the sky but this shot was harder to capture
as the starlings were murmuring at warp speed horizontally across
the levels and for a split second only they suddenly formed this
perfect Starling Heart!" she told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
felt it was their spectacular Valentine gift that shows how truly
magical they really are," she added.