Turn, turn the starling

The starlings have a field day, to, in turn, collect all the unharvested berries. The rest of the article by clicking on this text.
Turn, turn the starling
Photo Credit: Georges-Henri Catelan
In tight, spinning formation

They form black clouds in perpetual motion like arabesques in the sky before swooping down on their prey still rich in grapes. But the starling is not just a berry pilferer.

Ripe, preferably. And he likes nothing more than to feast on it with his family. These orgies sometimes numbering several thousand or even tens of thousands of individuals, which means that the bird has no not good press with winegrowers.


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