Starling Murmurations set to "In Volo" by Ludovico Einaudi. Young starlings, when they leave the nest, are brown all over at first, until they grow into their glorious colours. Starling murmurations are one of nature's great spectacles – and autumn is the time to witness the stunning aerial display in the skies above the UK. Murmurations like this are becoming increasingly rare as the numbers of starlings visiting the UK dwindles, but people in Parwich are making the most of the displays, which usually take place during autumn and winter. Starlings may not be in such huge numbers with us here in the Peak District as they are in Somerset, Lancashire and Suffolk, but we certainly get our own fair share. Young baby starling look on at angry sparrow. Usually over 70% of eggs laid produced successfully fledged babies. The success of the starling is closely linked to human beings and by us converting the landscape and changing habitats, such as woodland into open farmland, and erecting buildings, people have provided starlings with an abundance of food nest sites. The accommodation is fitted with a kitchen. Their population has fallen by a massive 80% in recent years resulting in them now being on the critical list of UK birds most at risk and they're protected in the UK under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981. Advertisement. Sorry for the crazy camera work, but there were so many birds I didn’t know where to look! SHARE. And you probably will - when you've watched and listened to this. I remember about 3 years ago of one near to a large farm just north of Bridlington (Martonian Inn??). Debbie Webster, who also lives in Creamery Lane, which is just below the roost, watches them from her doorstep and loves seeing it. It's completely breathtaking to witness. More than 80,000 migrating starlings have descended on Derbyshire, creating beautiful murmurations in the sky. Take a look at Nick Dunlop’s award-winning video, “The Starling-Falcon Dance,” and then return to continue reading about starling murmurations. Hi all, After watching Autumnwatch this week, I was wondering if anyone can tell me of any Starling Murmurations near to the Hull area. Starling murmuration. 4 beautiful starlings awaiting lunch near Eyam, The best time to see them is Autumn when large numbers arrive in their thousands to spend the winter here. ... Starling murmuration caught on film. They are so common in our gardens; perhaps we are guilty of taking them for granted? Unassuming yet full of character, starlings are a garden staple. Photographs of the amazing starling ‘performances’ in the Peak. RSS Feed I was treated to a wonderful murmuration on the only evening I went out to see them in Derbyshire. Robert Falconer . 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