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Murder of crows spreads fear in Tajikistan

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By Euronews
Murder of crows spreads fear in Tajikistan

<p>With Halloween just around the corner, a swarming blizzard of crows descended on the city of Tursonzoda, Tajikistan, over the weekend, spreading fear among locals. </p> <p>Scores of the black birds filled the dark sky over the city in a scene fitting of a Batman or horror movie.</p> <p>But while the so-called murder of crows – the collective noun for a group of the birds – might have looked menacing, scientists told local media outlet Ozodvideo that it was, in fact, a natural phenomenon in the area.</p>