Tagged: Dawn

Bluebells of Park Wood - Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7544

Bluebell Dawn

After my recent visit to Park Wood to capture the bluebells in the evening light.  Today I got up early to witness the flowers at dawn. Bluebells The sun creeps up slowly creating pools of light and...

Canada geese fly over Glastonbury Tor - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_4461

Ham Wall in Winter

Ham Wall and not a starling in sight but it is still a wonderful reserve to visit during winter. This wooden heron is one a number of sculptures appearing next to the car park. Frost covered...

Starlings leave Waltons Heath at dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_4167

Starling Trail

Another beautiful cold morning at RSPB Ham Wall watching the starlings leave their roost from the comfort of the Tor View hide. Classic Tor View The Tor View hide has been a gem this...

Twiggy - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_3103

Starling Trail

I have been going to the Tor View to watch the spectacular display of starlings leaving their roost for several mornings.  So today I decided to have a change and go to the south side of...

Golden Ducks - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0750

Golden Wall

Another golden evening at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels.  The low sun creating long shadows of the grass growing through the pond weed.  Meanwhile swans, ducks and egrets provided a lot of...

The glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) at Ham Wall

Starling Trail

This morning RSPB Ham Wall was sitting in the fog.  In this weather there was only one option and that was to go to the Tor View hide where you should be as close as...

Starlings leave Waltons East - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0640

Starling Trail

For me, today was an unexpected opportunity to go to RSPB Ham Wall.  I returned to the far end of Waltons Heath to watch the starlings fly passed Glastonbury Tor. The birds pass in waves across the...

Starling Trail

Its Christmas time and this means everyone else in the house gets up late.  So I can sneak out while its still dark and head off to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starlings...

Ham Wall Lagoon - Somerset, UK. ID 809_9793

Ham Wall Lagoon

Dawn at the lagoon in Waltons Heath at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels. Every bird was asleep. As the sky brightens the swans were first to wake-up. The ducks swimming and splashing disturbed the...

Lynchcombe in Winter - Somerset, UK. ID 808_8865

Lynchcombe Steps

A break from the starlings this morning for a walk around Lynchcombe.  I am a volunteer warden for this Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve on the Mendip Hills.  I wanted to stroll around checking...