Tagged: Glastonbury Tor

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...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7354

Starling Trail

After the success of my last visit I returned to the same spot on Ham Wall today.  It was still really windy and so I hoped the birds would behave the same. The starlings...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5432

Starling Trail

Ham Wall The sky to the west was dark and I did not have high hopes for this evening’s visit to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starlings return to their roost.  But I...

Glastonbury Tor - From the Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4355

Axe Valley

Somerset Mists On clear cold winter mornings mystical mists hang over the Somerset Levels. High up the south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills is the perfect spot to take in the whole landscape....

Lynchcombe in November

The exciting news from November was the first snow of winter. Not a lot of snow for the Mendip Hills but its still very early in the season so we should get lots more....