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Bird expert explains stunning aerial acrobatics of starlings

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News about the spectacular flock of starlings near the ses Salines Natural Park.

5 Things You Need To Know

– The starlings protect themselves from predators by flying in sync and making loud noises.
– There has been an increase in starling migrations to urban and peri-urban areas.
– Large groups of starlings can cause stress and sometimes suffer from massive mortality episodes due to viruses or stress.
– Starlings mainly creating the aerial formations in Ibiza are called pintos, but black starlings are also becoming more common.
– Starling migration affects agricultural lands, but many people enjoy observing them in flight.

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