Michael Molamphy began the year in one of the most majestic ways possible.
Molamphy filmed the birds at Tipperary Lake in Luska, Ireland. The passerines glide in unison almost like a well-planned ballet against the pink and orange sky.
Starlings can grow up to 14 inches in length and weigh up to 14 ounces. They are a highly social family of birds and are known for large flight formations like the one you see in the video.
A mesmerizing sunset and a coordinated avian performance are a great way to start a new day — all courtesy of Mother Nature.