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Sometimes, if you're in the right place at the right time, you can capture something magical. Filmmaker Neels Castillon was shooting a television commercial at sunset when a murmuration of thousands of starlings showed up to perform their "ballet" in the sky. With cameras at hand, Castillon was able to film the awe-inspiring display. "It was amazing," said Castillon of the experience. "We just forgot our job and started this little piece of poetry." As stunning as it is to watch a film of the murmuration swooping, diving and undulating hypnotically en masse, we're sure it is completely mind-blowing to witness in person. But for most of us, this video will have to do. A bird ballet | Musi...

Two young Scottish women went out for a late afternoon canoe ride and fortunately one of them remembered to bring her video camera. What they caught was truly amazing, and spiritual. Watch the variation of color and intensity of the patterns that the birds make in proximity to one other. And take a look at the girl in the bow of the canoe watching the aerial display. Murmuration from Islands & Rivers on Vimeo. RELATED: The Kitten Who Feared Hamsters (Video) No one knows why they do it. Yet each fall, thousands of starlings dance in the twilight above Gretna, Scotland. The birds gather in magical shape-shifting flocks called murmurations, having migrated in the millions from Russia an...