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Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7824

Starling Trail

Starlings at Ham Wall Recently the starlings have going to the west and east sides of Waltons Heath (by the new viewing platform) and also across into Loxtons Marsh (further down the reserve).  This...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7354

Starling Trail

After the success of my last visit I returned to the same spot on Ham Wall today.  It was still really windy and so I hoped the birds would behave the same. The starlings...

Swan in the sunset - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7065

Starling Trail

Back waiting for the starling flocks to arrive on another cold winter evening at Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels. For a while I sheltered from the cold and wind in the Tor View...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6788

Starling Trail

Recently the Tor View hide (above) has been a great spot from which to watch the starlings arrive at RSPB Ham Wall for their evening roost.  However, the birds had been moving to the...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6677

Starling Trail

The shiny new view platform at Ham Wall is a popular location to watch the starlings return to the overnight roost in the reedbeds of Waltons Heath. After a few small groups a large...

Starlings at Sunset - Ham Wall, Somerst, UK. ID JB1_5899

Starling Trail

It was fun having some company while sitting on a bench waiting for the starlings to arrive at RSPB Ham Wall in Somerset. The first starlings arrived through the dark evening sky. They dropped...

Starlings at Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5688

Starling Trail

RSPB Ham Wall An explosion of starlings leaves the reed beds just yards from the Tor View bird hide. Immediately the sky is packed fill of noisy birds. As they spread out across Somerset

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5432

Starling Trail

Ham Wall The sky to the west was dark and I did not have high hopes for this evening’s visit to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starlings return to their roost.  But I...

Glastonbury Tor - From the Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4355

Axe Valley

Somerset Mists On clear cold winter mornings mystical mists hang over the Somerset Levels. High up the south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills is the perfect spot to take in the whole landscape....

Waltons Lagoon - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4649

Starling Trail

Starlings at Dawn I chance visit on the way to work at Ham Wall to watch the starlings leave the roost.  RSPB Ham Wall is a beautiful spot in the morning and only a...