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CLIP 10682

Huge flocks of Red-billed Quelea

Huge flocks of Red-billed Quelea

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Key Info
  • Huge flocks of Red-billed Quelea
  • Duration: 01:27
  • The largest flock of birds on the planet is caught on camera. There are 1.5 billion Red-billed Quelea on the planet and this is the largest flock ever filmed. The aerial flock is seen swarming in an apparently coordinated manner. The birds are sustained by feeding on grass seed. This clip was first created on the Planet Earth website: Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Bio: Environment - Habitat

  • Keywords: flock, bird, flight, grass seed, swarm, flocking, swarming
Ideas for use in class
  • To illustrate flocking and feeding in birds.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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