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You Won't Believe These Patterns Created by Flocks of Birds in Flight

When birds travel in flocks, their behavior takes on emergent properties. Out of the chaos of flight, gorgeous, geometric patterns coalesce. When photographers capture these patterns at exactly the right time, it's like seeing mathematical abstractions written across the sky. Here are some of the most stunning images of flocking patterns we've ever seen.

from io9

You Won't Believe These Patterns Created by Flocks of Birds in Flight

When birds travel in flocks, their behavior takes on emergent properties. Out of the chaos of flight, gorgeous, geometric patterns coalesce. When photographers capture these patterns at exactly the right time, it's like seeing mathematical abstractions written across the sky. Here are some of the most stunning images of flocking patterns we've ever seen.

Starlings Thousands of Starlings coming into roost at Gretna, Dumfries & Galloway. This is known as a ' Starling murmuration' as the birds give an awesome display before sunset!.