A Murmuration of Starlings November 8, 2018Bird BehaviorKate St. John screenshot of Murmuration by Islands & Rivers on Vimeo On Throw Back Thursday, revisit an awesome video published in 2011. Click here or the image above to watch Murmuration by Islands & Rivers on Vimeo. p.s. “Murmuration” is the word for a flock of European starlings. Here are some additional collective nouns for birds.