Category: Shapwick Heath

Starlings Flock - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0993

Starling Trail

On Wednesday I watched the starlings at Shapwick Heath on my own apart from a couple of visitors which I persuaded to follow me down the track. On Thursday I shared the starlings with a dozen...

Starlings Flock - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0425

Starling Trail

After the storm a string of starlings meanders back to the roost. Storm Doris After a devastating day when Storm Doris hit the UK and there was little hope of a starling display.  The...

Starlings Descend

Starling Trail

A visit to Shapwick Heath on the Starling Trail.  As expected I arrived too early and took some pictures around the and reserve. The Moon First a  flew birds arrived passing in front of...

Changing course again starlings at Shapwick Heath

Starling Trail

After a short break in Ham Wall the Starlings are back in Shapwick Heath.  This time deep in Seventy Acres.  This is one of the worst locations for watching the birds.  I ventured down...

Watching Starlings

Starling Trail

Back on the Starling Trail again.  This time the birds are deep in south side of Shapwick Heath.  This is the bad lands for Starling watchers as you cannot get near.  The main drove...

Kingfisher Sunset

Starling Trail

A lovely walk during the day should have been enough of a fix for any photographer.  I on the otherhand needed a Starling fix so I headed down to the Starlings.  I settled in Noah’s...

Black Tide

Starling Trail

Perfect Night.  The Starlings arrived back at Shapwick Heath on the path to the Decoy Hide.  They were so close it was as if you could scoop them up with your arms as they...

Up out of the reeds

Starling Trail

I knew where the Starlings were this morning. So I thought I could guess where they would go tonight.  Back to the Decoy Hide.  Arriving too early as normal, I chatted to other people...