Starlings Dance in the Negev Skies

Haaretz's photographer was there to see the flock of birds perform their annual ritual.

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A flock of migrating starlings, performing their traditional dance, flew near the southern Israeli village of Tidhar in the northern Israeli Negev desert. Haaretz photographer Gili Cohen-Magen caught some of the more dramatic moments.

Starlings skies of the Negev
Gil Cohen-Magen
Starlings skies of the Negev
Gil Cohen-Magen
Starlings skies of the Negev.
Gil Cohen-Magen
 Starlings skies of the Negev
Gil Cohen-Magen
Starlings skies of the Negev
Gil Cohen-Magen
Starlings skies of the Negev
Gil Cohen-Magen