A SPEEDY snapper was quick off the mark to shoot one of the most remarkable scenes nature has to offer.

Instead of getting into a flap Edmund Johnson got into focus when he spotted this fantastic picture opportunity near the Courtyard in Hereford.

When a gathering of Starlings resembled a whale swimming through the ocean Edmund didn't hesitate to hit his shutter button.

Such displays see the birds diving towards the ground and then soaring skywards at pace before swiftly changing formation to create different shapes in the sky.