Sky Turns Black as Thousands of Starlings Flock into Gretna Green
These amazing pictures show thousands of starlings flocking to the famous village of Gretna Green - as tourists look on in amazement.
The birds fluttered overhead, turning the sky black above the village which is notorious for runaway weddings.
The event is a seasonal phenomenon and birdwatchers come from miles around to catch a glimpse of the amazing skies.
One said: "It was an amazing sight - I've never seen anything like it before. The sky was completely black because there were so many starlings in the sky."
The birds can be heard from those trying to catch a glimpse of them from the ground.