How Do Starling Flocks Create Those Mesmerizing Murmurations? – Round Robin

Ever watch starlings fly in perfect synchronization and wonder how they do it? Scientists are studying it, too. This article from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology presents some of the findings of research scientists.

From the article:

“They found that starling flocks model a complex physical phenomenon, seldom observed in physical and biological systems, known as scale-free correlation.”

Follow the link to read the full article.

via How Do Starling Flocks Create Those Mesmerizing Murmurations? – Round Robin.

One comment

  1. Hi, Tanya

    The link at the bottom of the post links to the original post on the Cornell Ornithology blog. I copied this info from the original post.

    ” Image is a collage of European Starling by simonglinn via Birdshare, and murmuration photo by ad551 via Creative Commons.”

    Image is a collage of European Starling by simonglinn via Birdshare, and murmuration photo by ad551 via Creative Commons.)”

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