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Starlings at Dawn - Meare Heath, Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 824_9352

Starling Trail

Starling Dawn Some say that visiting the starlings on the Avalon Marshes is as good in the morning as it is in the evening.  I have been to both many times.  Some mornings are better than...

East Waste in flood - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8171

East Waste

In recent years it has become obvious to all that the Somerset Levels are prone flooding.  Today I visited an area that is frequently under water. East Waste East Waste, and its neighbour West Waste,...

Starlings over Meare Heath - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 824_9115

Starling Trail

Waiting for the Starlings Part of starling watching is waiting for them to arrive.  For me a big part of that is capturing the sunset.  Typically, the birds arrive after the sun has dropped...

Super Moon over Wells Cathedral - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8321

Wells Supermoon

Blue Supermoon Like most people on the earth we had a blue supermoon today.  A supermoon is created when a full moon coincides with the closest part of the moon’s orbit. So it looks a...

Starling Flock - Wastelands, Godney, Somerset, UK. ID 824_8044

Starling Trail

Division Rhyne is one of the drainage channels draining the Brue valley northern Somerset Levels. This land is prone to flooding in the area romantically known as East Waste. East Waste There is very little public access to...

Snowdrops - Mells, Somerset, UK. ID 824_7609

Mells Snowdrops

Mells The arrival of snowdrops marks the start of the end of winter.  A time when I stop following the starlings on the levels and start looking out for the signs of spring.  My...

Mute swan (Cygnus olor) - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. iD 824_6114

Glastonbury Canal

Its that time of year when I need to get fit again.  So I set off on my bike for a ride on the Somerset Levels. Glastonbury Canal The Glastonbury Canal ran for  14 miles...

Church of St John the Evangelist - Milborne Port, Somerset, UK. ID 824_5889

Milborne Port

It is impossible to drive passed a sign for an 11th century church.  So a few days ago (when the sun was out) I stopped to have a nose around. Church of St John...

Starling Murmuration - Westhay Heath, Somerset, UK. id 824_7100

Starling Trail

From one end to the other, during the last week the starling roost has moved from the wilderness in the east over to Canada Farm and Westhay Heath in the far west. Canada Farm...

Langacre Rhyne

Langacre Rhyne I often look at maps in the evening for lines in the landscape that will line up with the direction of sunrise.  Today it was the turn of Langacre Rhyne.  The rhyne...