Tagged: Avalon Marshes

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...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_6435

Starling Trail

It is surprising how a dull grey day can unexpected turn into a beautiful evening.  Today at RSPB Ham Wall a gap in the weather coincided with the arrival of the starlings back at their...

Starling Trail

After some beautiful skies today the weather was poor. All Change I expected the starlings to drop into the reeds at the far end of RSPB Ham Wall near the Wilderness Drove then roll...

Waltons Lagoon - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_6073

Starling Dawn

The weather forecast for this morning was good so I headed down to Ham Wall to which the starlings leave their roost.  This was a bit of a gamble as I did not watch...

Dawn at Loxtons Marsh - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_5529

Starling Watch

A deep red sky at the start of another day at RSPB Ham Wall in Somerset. The Morning Last night the birds kept a secret.  They dropped into the reed bed at the wilderness then in the...