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Old December 30, 2016   #1
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I heard this almost helicopter like sound outside and look up to see hundreds of black birds. This camera only got a small portion of them. There could be well over 1000 of them in this flock.
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Old December 30, 2016   #2
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That's a lot of birds there Robert. I hope that they are eating plenty of weed seeds and supplying you with some free fertilizer.

I wouldn't walk out there just in case they decide that they are there to carry you or your Mrs. away.

It's creepy how they do this sometimes....
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I heard this almost helicopter like sound outside and look up to see hundreds of black birds. This camera only got a small portion of them. There could be well over 1000 of them in this flock.
Freaky! I been up by Petaluma where " the birds" was filmed. The place hasn't changed at all. The house is museum now. Pics could be start of a B movie..
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It is an experience that you don't forget. They act in unison - when a few fly away they suddenly all do.
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Crazy headed this way probably.
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Crazy headed this way probably.
Yes, I saw a sign on one of them "Worthbound 2017"
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It is an experience that you don't forget. They act in unison - when a few fly away they suddenly all do.
What kind of trees are those Salt?
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It reminds me of a Stephen King book called The Dark Half. The book's main character is haunted by his ghost twin brother, who is always accompanied by thousands of sparrows. I'm sure Stephen King was influenced by Hitchcock's The Birds.
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What kind of trees are those Salt?
They are oak trees, and more acorns than I've ever seen here.
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How many were baked in a pie? Great photos!
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How many were baked in a pie? Great photos!
24

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I had totally forgotten that I used to sing that ditty when I was still a kid, which I once was.

Good memories Dust,thanks.

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Without looking it was 4 and 20 blackbirds so 24.
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It is an experience that you don't forget. They act in unison - when a few fly away they suddenly all do.
Autonomously paradoxical.
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You know, I think those black birds knew the weather was about to change. I haven't seen a single one since that day.
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I saw some in the woods at my house.
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