Annual 'Black Sun' in Denmark: Clouds of starlings make stunning aerial shapes

Wildlife News1 million birds flock to Wadden Sea National Park on west coast of Denmark
Thomson Reuters Posted: Oct 13, 2016 11:03 AM ET Last Updated: Oct 13, 2016 12:20 PM ET

The birds make these shapes to try to prevent attacks from predators, like hawks. (Amir Cohen/Reuters)

Every year in autumn, hundreds of thousands of migrating starlings gather in the marshes of the Wadden Sea National Park in Denmark looking for rest and for food on their way south for the winter.

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