Following My Feet Following Jeff Bevan across Somerset

Starlings at Loxtons Marsh on Ham Wall

Starling Trail

Today was a dull grey evening at Ham Wall.  This is not unusal for England so you have to work hard to get any interest in your pictures. Loxtons Marsh is a beautiful part of...

Starlings at Loxtons Marsh - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_2906

Starling Trail

An explosion of starlings escape their overnight roost from the Loxtons Marsh on the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve. In near complete darkness the birds begin to move around the reeds .  There was only just enough...

Starlings at Loxtons Marsh - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_2550

Starling Trail

I beautiful sunny afternoon at the Loxtons Marsh on the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve on the Somerset Levels.  To my surprise relatively few visitors had made the journey to the watch the starlings....

Golden Leaves - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_2084

Loxtons Marsh

As we are entering winter I could not fail to notice that autumn was still going strong at Loxtons Marsh on the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve in Somerset.  Even butterflies were flying around! The...

Starlings Arrive - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_2174

Starling Trial

My first visit this winter to the starling murmurations on the Somerset Levels.  It was a great to start the season after several weeks of busy weekends or bad weather.   As expected I arrived too early....

Starling evening visit - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_7554

Somerset Starling Guide

My Somerset Starling Guide Over the last few years there have been many changes at the Avalon Marshes.  The number of birds has dropped and the number of visitors has risen.  So I decided it...

Supermoon - West Pennard, Somerset, UK.

Chasing the Supermoon

Everyone is talking about the supermoon this week.  Apparently, its the largest full moon for a life time.  Assuming I only have one life this was going to be my best time to chase that big moon....

First views of winter - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1920

Lynchcombe Steps

It feels as if winter has arrived at Lynchcombe this week.  The first of this season’s gales have blown away the autumn colour from the sycamores at the top of the reserve.  We avoided the snow...

Autumn Hay Bales - Grove Cross, Nr Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1908

Grove Cross

Most days I pass a particular field near Grove Cross on the way to work and never realised how interesting it was.  Then while cycling a few weeks ago I noticed that hay bales were still spread across...