So why do starlings murmurate? It’s mainly based on safety in numbers but it’s not just about confusing predators. Starlings gather to roost together overnight which helps them keep warm.
They also exchange information to find the best feeding spots. How amazing is that?!
In the garden
Our gardens will be at their busiest by now and you may be getting familiar with all your regular visitors by now. Here are a few extras treats to keep an eye out for in December.