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Photos: Giant Bird-Shaped Cloud in South Iceland Sky

A very peculiar cloud formation was seen around Reykjanes peninsula in southwest Iceland around 11 pm last night. At one time it seemed as if a giant bird was about to take off and photographers caught many good pictures of the phenomenon.

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A screenshot from visir.is.

According to the Icelandic Meteorological Office, altocumulus was noticed in the area yesterday evening and the bird-formation might be a result of that, visir.is reports.

Click here to see pictures of the bird-shaped cloud shot by Ingvar Vilhjálmsson, Anna Sigga and Vilborg Hannesdóttir.

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