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Starlings and hearts on Jess’s honeymoon

Jess took photos of starlings on her honeymoon in Italy a few years ago. Take a look at the second photo. I think you’ll agree it was very appropriate.

I think these photos would even impress Richard Barnes.

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Richard Barnes found starlings too

Yesterday I posted about my successful search for starlings in Rome.

Coincidence! This morning, VSL sent me an email about Richard Barnes amazing photography of starlings in the Roman countryside.

From Richard Barnes’ “Murmer” collection

Starlings found

Do you remember when I was in Rome and went searching for starlings?

I found them! One night, just as we reached the Tiber for the beginning of a walk, we heard the noise. I’d heard it the day before too, but hadn’t been able to see anything. This time, I looked up and saw this:

Listen out for the bonus commentary from MJ.

Then, reminded of the value of reading my camera manual (which I’ve never done so I couldn’t get very good shots), I captured a few more images from the Ponto Sisto.