Monthly Archive: March 2017

Rabbits - Wookey Hole, Somerset, UK. ID 810_4861

Rabbit Shoot

This field at Wookey Hole in Somerset was full of rabbits. They had to be photographed because as Easter approaches who does not love a bunny! The Rabbit Shoot I do not have a telephoto lens....

Kings Wood - Somerset, UK. ID 810_4793

Kings Wood

The Woodland Trusts reserve of Kings Wood in Somerset is one I must visit more often.  I quick look around today has convinced me that in a couple of weeks it will be a...

Primroses - Hope Meadow, Ebbor Gorge, Somerset, UK. ID 810_4460

Hope Primroses

Ebbor Gorge in Somerset near Wells has a secret.  Only a few yards from the car park on the easy access trail is a beautiful little meadow full of Primroses, Wood Anemones and Dogs...

Dark-edged Bee-fly (Bombylius major) - Somerset, UK. ID 810_4325

Lynchcombe Update

I am the volunteer reserve manager for the Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve of Lynchcombe.  These grassland fields sit on the edge of the Mendip Hills looking out over the Somerset Levels. Spring Time During the winter...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 810_3868

Park Wood Afternoon

Another return visit to Park Wood and my favourite Wood Anemones (Anemone nemorosa). Those Dark Corners Every wood has its dark corners the secret world of the woodland floor.  The evening light finding its way...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 810_3682

Woodland Stars

A return visit to Park Wood to see the Wood Anemones open in the midday sun.  These stars come out during the day. They follow the sun as it shines between the bare trees to...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 810_3484

Park Wood

Park Wood is an early spring dream for Wood Anemones this year.    This wood near Wells in Somerset is only small but looks beautiful with its floor covered in a carpet of flowers....

High Ham

The Church of St Andrew in High Ham comes alive in spring with flowers. Celendines The churchyard is full of Lesser celandine (Ficaria vernal) that shine in the sunlight. Primroses The occasional primrose added...

Aller Hill - Near Langport, Somerset, UK. ID 810_2881

Aller Hill

After visiting Aller Wood I decided to go for a walk back around to my car at Turn Hill.  The path through the wood got wetter and wetter and as the weather closed in...

Wood Anemones - Aller Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 810_2589

Aller Wood

A day of unpromising weather ahead so I decided to check out Aller Woods which I do not know very well.  Its a Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve in South Somerset near Langport.  After the fabulous carpets of flowers...