They were outnumbered by the cars parked on the side of the road, waiting for the night’s show to begin. A small cluster of swallows, maybe a few dozen, rises above the reeds, as ephemeral as a puff of smoke. See more ideas about Murmuration, Barn swallow, Swift bird. Jun 16, 2020 - Explore Clare Campana's board "/˜ of swallows" on Pinterest. Just a few. View larger on 500px. Listening carefully, as we watched them gather and circle before their descent, the noise was detectable. Taken during a holiday at Sandy Beaches Caravan Park, Kilnsea between August 11th and 15th 2014. Achetez en Ligne l’Oeuvre Murmuration of swallows de Tsvetelina Spiridonova (2019) : Oeuvre sur papier Gravure, Taille d'épargne sur Papier - 35.4x43.3in Livraison Offerte … The word derives from Middle English, the act of murmuring – the utterance of low, continuous sounds, or complaining noises. Thousands of swallows wheel and dart around one another as they gather ahead of their epic migration to South Africa in this clip filmed in September 2014. Discover (and save!) We enjoyed a beautiful sunset at we waited for the birds to take flight. And wait. Murmuration describes the phenomenon of birds flying in close formation, swooping first one way and then another, in perfect synchronization. So we wait. Tree Swallow Murmuration – the vortex of birds is in the top right quadrant of the photo. The main murmuration should follow momentarily, I hope. Every dusk, a murmuration of swallows careen by a 16th-century frieze on St. John’s Co-Cathedral that reads Salva Nos – ‘Save Us’. Jul 3, 2019 - This Pin was discovered by Patti Inwood. When we first arrived, we saw a few swallows flying overhead. your own Pins on Pinterest