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Starlings in the sky

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group above a waste facility near the city of Rahat, southern Israel January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group above a waste facility near the city of Rahat, southern Israel January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group above a waste facility near the city of Rahat, southern Israel January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings fly above trees near Rahat, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly above trees near Rahat, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly above trees near Rahat, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A cow stands nearby as a murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group near Rahat, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A cow stands nearby as a murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group near Rahat, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A cow stands nearby as a murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group near Rahat, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group above a waste facility near Rahat, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group above a waste facility near Rahat, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group above a waste facility near Rahat, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings fly above a waste facility near Rahat, December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly above a waste facility near Rahat, December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly above a waste facility near Rahat, December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings fly across the sky as a mosque is seen in background near Rahat, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly across the sky as a mosque is seen in background near Rahat, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly across the sky as a mosque is seen in background near Rahat, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group next to black kites near Rahat, December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group next to black kites near Rahat, December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group next to black kites near Rahat, December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings is seen across the sky near Rahat, December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings is seen across the sky near Rahat, December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings is seen across the sky near Rahat, December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group above a waste facility near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group above a waste facility near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group above a waste facility near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group next to black kites near Rahat, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group next to black kites near Rahat, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group next to black kites near Rahat, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A digger is silhouetted as a murmuration of migrating starlings and black kites fly above it near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A digger is silhouetted as a murmuration of migrating starlings and black kites fly above it near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A digger is silhouetted as a murmuration of migrating starlings and black kites fly above it near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group next to black kites near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group next to black kites near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings fly in a group next to black kites near Rahat, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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