Tagged: Avalon Marshes

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 828_1184

Starling Trail

Shoveller ducks next to the Tor View hide on Ham Wall.  Great entertainment while waiting for the starlings. Starlings Arrive As seems to be the pattern now the first group of starlings to arrive...

Starling Murmuration - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_9964

Back on the Starling Trail

Another mild but grey day today.  What better than to sit in a hide, with a cold, and watch lots of ducks.  That is until some starlings start to arrive. Starling Murmurations RSPB Ham...

Starlings Murmuration - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_9060

Starling Trail

Christmas and New Year evenings are a very busy time at RSPB Ham Wall as hundreds of visitors arrive to watch huge flocks of starlings return to roost amongst the reeds.  Each evening the...

Starlings at Dawn - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_8843

Starling Trail

Another day at Ham Wall starting with a beautiful sunrise. The Morning A beautiful clear winter morning from the Tor View hide in RSPB Ham Wall.  The starlings have roosted in the reed bed...

The Squirrel - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_8293

Grey Lady

Another mild but dull grey day.  But following a friends Christmas party I rushed crossed to RSPB Ham Wall only to discover a full car park and hundreds of people ready to watch the starlings return...

Sheep - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 827_8188

Somerset Mist

Despite the very mild weather it has been misty recently.  During a trip to the Avalon Marshes I looked up and could just see a hint of blue.  This meant that I had a couple...

Starling Dawn - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_8050

Starling Dawn

Early morning and looking west from the top of Glastonbury Tor the Avalon Marshes and RSPB Ham Wall are sitting deep in the mist.  Not a starling in sight. Down in the Marsh Diving...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7554

Starling Trail

After the excitement of a full moon it was back to normal at RSPB Ham Wall. Starlings Today I went to all the right places, but not necessarily in the right times.  Wherever I went...

Starling Dawn - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7330

Ready, Moon Set, Starlings Go

I got to RSPB Ham Wall early in the morning just in time to watch the moon set.  It was the morning after the winter solstice, the morning after a wonderful evening watching the...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7306

Starling Moon

A special day at RSPB Ham Wall, not just because it was the winter solstice with a full moon, but also because my son came along! Dawn Early morning and I swapped my bed...