Video: Amazing starling ‘bomb’ transforms Zaandam tree

starlingA short video reportedly showing a tree in Zaandam shed its ‘leaves’ when a massive flock of starlings fly off is creating a storm on the internet.

The footage, uploaded to the LiveLeaks YouTube channel, was apparently filmed on November 19 and shows a large tree behind a classic Dutch house, where the birds are roosting.

The video has been viewed over eight million times since it was uploaded and the excited commentary of the man who filmed the birds is generating as much comment as the spectacular starling cloud.

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