Please note that this blog was written before the government lockdown announcement on 5 January. In light of these recent announcements, we urge you to follow the legislation around non-essential travel and please visit your most local nature reserves and green spaces for essential outdoor exercise.
Starling murmurations are an amazing wildlife spectacle. On a busy day during starling season anywhere from 500 to 1000 people could be on site at the Avalon Marshes at one time. This is always a challenging time for reserve teams on the ground.