Category: Ham Wall

Starling Roosts

I rarely record movies of the starlings, but recently I have been so close to their roost site that I thought it was worth a go. The birds drop into their roost at Loxtons Marsh...

The swan Family go for a swim - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8181

Ham Wall in Autumn

Just before we jump into the cold of winter I have put together some of my recent pictures taken around Loxton Marsh that do not have starlings in them. The main railway line track cuts down the...

Starling Murmuration - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_0086

Starling Trail

Today, I stood and waited in Loxtons Marsh for the return of the starlings. Unfortunately, the roost split and most of the birds flew overhead to the far end of the reserve.  However, all was...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_9260

Starling Trail

This has been a week of wonderful sunsets at Ham Wall.  I’ve been down to watch the starling murmurations several times and each time the sky has been just as much a star as...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8675

Starling Trail

  Another wonderful visit to the starling roost at RSPB Ham Wall.  Beautiful sky, good friends and a stunning starling display combined to create a evening that was so wonderful.  Could this evening could ever be improved?...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8352

Starling Trail

My third evening at the starling roost at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels.  Another beautiful evening – great skies and thousands of birds. A Swan Escapes This evening the birds were roosting deeper into...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8050

Starling Trail

After a wonderful evening at Ham Wall watching the starlings return to their roost through some beautiful skies I decided to do it all again today. Huge Numbers The forecast was not so good...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_7452

Starling Trail

This evening was my first opportunity this winter to visit the starling murmurations at Ham Wall. I did not expect many birds but the numbers had been climbing each week. So with a good weather forecast and...

Oxeye Daisies - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 822_2101

Ham Wall

My visit to Prospect Fields was shorter than expected so I headed back home.  The traffic was building so I decided to make a detour via the Avalon Marshes.  I was just avoiding the busy...

Starlings over Ham Wall - Somerset, UK. ID 809_9227

Starling Trail

The starlings have finally moved away from Walton Heath and Loxtons Marsh.  A small group is still dropping down in Walton Heath near the first platform but most of the birds have headed deep into...