More to explore:
Charles Eames: Sea Shell. Photographer unknown (Ray Eames?).
Murmuration of Starlings by Dasar, Italy.
If we but let it, the darkest swell / will shatter the shell of our very being Only to polish with infinite patience the pearl of our truest Becoming~
Flock in flight
A boy and his bird: vintage photograph via The Boat Lullabies