In following this role of seven, then, the birds are part of a dynamic system in which the parts combine to make a whole with emergent properties — and a murmuration results. Possibly we can adapt our understanding and use it to improve the autonomous control of robotic systems. Provided by The Conversation. Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences Sign in.
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Where to see a murmuration of starlings. Just as honeybees share the location of flower patches, birds that find food one day and share information overnight will benefit from similar information another day. Murmurations in action Don't just take our word for it, check out this amazing video of a starling murmuration. Tony Howard November 16, at 2: