Tagged: Mist

Misty Morning - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 805_0476

Mendip Mists

The southern edge of the Mendip Hills is one of the best places to see the mists across the Somerset Levels.   Easy to reach view points such as the Deerleap picnic site offer...

The Levels in Mist - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID DSCN6640

White Mist

This morning a mist sat across the Somerset Levels. Before dawn the mist was grey.  But this gave the sky the opportunity to show some colour as the sun’s red light could reach the clouds but not the ground. Mist As...

Glastonbury Tor in Autumn Mist - Somerset, ID. 823_3249

Glastonbury Tor

I got up early to watch the sun rise behind Glastonbury Tor.  But after climbing to the top of Wearyall Hill there was no sign of the Tor.  It seemed that I should have just stayed in...

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_0512

Starling Trail

A foggy start to the day so I ventured out to the Tor View hide in RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels.  With limited visibility this hide gets you into the middle of...

Queens Sedge Moor - Somerset, UK. ID 809_0083

Queens Sedge Moor

The weather forecast has been a bit hit and miss over the Christmas period.  But mist was forecast for today so I had to find a few minutes to visit Queen’s Sedge Moor between...

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...

Christmas Robin - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_4318

Merry Christmas

Another great year in Somerset.  Not much snow but a host of beautiful colours, mists and sunsets marking the seasons. January The year started with the starlings roosting in the far western end of...

Starlings at Dawn on Waltons Heath - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_6084

Starling Trail

Not every visit to the watch the starling murmurations at Ham Wall  is accompanied by a golden sunset or blood red sky in the morning.  Not unsurprisingly sometimes the weather is poor.  Today was a classic...

Riders in the Cold on the Mendip Hills

Winter Wonderland

This week the temperatures dropped down to -6 °Cel.  Today the freezing fog created a beautiful layer of frost across the Mendip Hills and the Somerset Levels.