Tagged: Glastonbury Tor

Sheep - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5284

Lynchcombe Steps

Sheep and Butterflies It’s July, the sun is out and Lynchcombe is covered in sheep and butterflies.  Also, horse flies and ticks so take care! Most of the sheep were under the trees taking...

Deerleap Standing Stones - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3874

Summer mist at Deerleap

If you follow the road out of Wells to Wookey Hole and up the hill to Ebbor Gorge to the car park, then it is only a short walk to the deer leap standing...

Butleigh Moor - Nr Street, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3382

Spring on the Levels

During the lockdown we were allowed out each day for some exercise.  So to get fit I went for lots of cycle rides around the Somerset Levels.  The moors and levels were looking beautiful...

Hawthorm in Bloom - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_1581

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Nature Reserve During spring the volunteering activities organised by the Somerset Wildlife Trust closed down as the country tackled the pandemic.  Then in May things started to very slowly return to normal.  Now...

Starlings at Stileway Farm - Nr Meare, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4523

Starling Trail

Avalon Hide After the Christmas break it was time to return to RSPB Ham Wall to catch the starlings returning to their overnight roost.  The last few days had been dark and grey, and...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_9890

Starling Trail

Christmas Time The build up to Christmas at Ham Wall and the starlings are still roosting in Waltons Heath.  Before the birds arrived the reeds glowed in the last golden light of the evening....

Glastonbury Tor

Winter Solstice

Winter Soltice Hundreds of people gather at Glastonbury Tor in Somerset to celebrate the Winter Solstice. I walked to the top in the dark, thanks to those who lined the path with night lights. I...

Starling Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset UK. ID JB1_9138

Starling Trail

Hall Wall Another beautiful sky at RSPB Ham Wall.  I think sometimes I like the skies more than the starlings – probably not.  Today the sky did not have the deep red colours of...

Flying Home - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8049

Starling Trail

Another sky full of starlings at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset levels. Today I was not sure where to go and watch, so I settled on the Tor View hide.  So many times...

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...