Tagged: Glastonbury Tor

ISS over Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID 810_5836

ISS Challenge

I won a photography competition.  The competition was for a picture of the International Space Station – the ISS.   Of course, I did not have access to a high powered NASA telescope so...

Lynchcombe Steps

As the year makes the transition from spring to summer I expected to see a dip in the number of records on my butterfly survey across Lynchcombe. At this time of year hawthorn is in blossom...

Glastonbury Tor at Night - Somerset, UK. ID 810_5831

Glastonbury Tor

After the carpets of wood anemone stars of the woodland floor, today I looked up to the stars above Glastonbury Tor. The Perfect Night I go work at 6am in the morning and for...

Starlings Flock - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0993

Starling Trail

On Wednesday I watched the starlings at Shapwick Heath on my own apart from a couple of visitors which I persuaded to follow me down the track. On Thursday I shared the starlings with a dozen...

Starlings Flock - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0425

Starling Trail

After the storm a string of starlings meanders back to the roost. Storm Doris After a devastating day when Storm Doris hit the UK and there was little hope of a starling display.  The...

Starlings at Loxtons Marsh - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_2556

Starling Trail

A couple of days ago, before a storm came in, most of the starlings had chosen Loxtons Marsh as their roost site.  Today I returned to RSPB Ham Wall and headed back to marsh in hope of...

Sunset over Waltons Heath - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_6279

Starling Trail

Another evening visit to RSPB Ham Wall and the Starlings are still roosting in the same place. The birds start to stream down into the reedbeds of Waltons Heath. After landing in Waltons Heath,...

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...