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Starlings form dark cloud over Negev

WATCH: In coordinated flight, thousands of birds murmurate over city of Rahat before sunset

Thousands of starlings formed a rare murmuration over the skies of the northern Negev desert on Monday.

The synchronized flock was captured on camera near Rahat shortly before dusk.

A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
A flock of starlings near the southern Arab Israeli city of Rahat, in the northern Israeli Negev desert, on February 2, 2015 (photo credit: AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA)
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