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The starlings take the shape of a mouse as dusk falls above Shapwick Heath, Somerset. (SWNS)

Nature's acrobatic animals: Shape-shifting starlings provide dazzling aerial displays

Starlings are generally highly social birds as they travel in their thousands in mumurations creating amazing aerial displays in the sky. At this time of year starlings migrate from chillier climes to the UK for its milder climate - offering Britons a great chance of seeing them.