Starling wave by Danny Green

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Starling wave
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Small (30 x 40 cm), 40.0 x 30.0 cm
Size of image:
30.0 x 19.6 cm
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Image Details

Title:
Starling wave
Artist:
Danny Green
Product code:
NATHIS187
Edition type:
Open edition
Publisher:
Natural History Museum - Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Copyright:
© STARLING WAVE ©Danny Green (UK) 2010

About

Starling populations in the UK swell in December and January as birds from the Continent head for milder wintering areas. Huge flocks roost in many spots throughout the country, and as Danny has been working on a long-term project to photograph these impressive roosts, he has visited most of them. 'This gathering,' says Danny, 'was by far the most impressive I have ever seen.' The location was Gretna Green, Scotland. The stage was set: a perfect evening, hundreds upon thousands of starlings. And then the main character appeared, off stage-left - a peregrine falcon, which sent ripples of pulsating panic throughout the entire flock. 'I used a slow shutter-speed,' says Danny, 'so I could accentuate this lovely sweeping movement as the birds exploded over farmland and trees to escape the hunting peregrine.'

The Artist: Danny Green

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