This is a murmuration, which is a large group of birds (usually starlings) that fly and change direction as though they were choreographed.
That dot on the right is a Peregrine Falcon, the world’s fastest animal going for a long shot at 300 km (186 miles) per hour. The starlings evade the approach in a maneuver that ornithologists refer to as the Rockettes Effect. The movement from one bird to the next is nearly simultaneous. Each bird (or dancer) doesn’t see the whole line. They follow their partners and move in the same direction. It is really quite a performance.
Shooting a murmuration is the same drill. From the ground, you really can’t anticipate how the next satisfying shot will appear or how quickly it will disappear. My best advice is to let go and join the dance. Take lots of pictures in all kinds of ways. I have shot hundreds of images while using different shutter speeds, while standing still and letting them pass or panning the group as they sped by through the sky. Occasionally I remembered to put down the camera so I could catch my breath while watching the wonder, for a while, before I dove back in to take another shot at getting a picture.
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