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Unlocking the secrets of how starlings fly

Scientists say they are unlocking the secrets of how starlings fly in enormous flocks - sometimes more than one million strong.

Hundreds of people across the UK have been recording their movements and researchers have now discovered they can fly in such groups for more than an hour.

David Gregory-Kumar reports.

  • 23 Nov 2015
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