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noun as in murmur

noun as in susurration


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The murmuration, which moves like a billowing curtain of smoke, likely confuses predators, preventing them from singling out an individual target.

To illustrate a particular piece of murmuration choreography, Cooper first films the starlings in 4K resolution.

While murmurations are a well-documented phenomenon, scientists are still working to understand why they occur.

As dusk approaches, birds pour from their daytime perches—in this case atop transmission towers and power lines—to join the murmuration.

Cooper’s photographs, captured over the course of four winters, reveal the movements of murmurations in north-central England—congregations of starlings that are sometimes dense enough to blacken the sky.

The chalk-pit was full of sunshine and the murmuration of bees.

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On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to murmuration, such as: buzz, hum, muttering, rumble, whisper, and babble.

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