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Starlings murmuration over Spalding

A stunning show was put on over Spalding's West Marsh Road at the weekend - the first seen of its kind in 40 years.

It wasn't theatre, dance or comedy, but the sight of thousands of starlings in a glorious murmuration, swirling over the land behind Bakkavor, between the River Welland and Vernatt's Drain.

Pete Boekestyn, general manager of Welland Print in West Marsh Road, witnessed the dramatic sight: "It's the first time in 44 years of working in this office that the birds have flown this far over here.

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