Tagged: Murmurations

Starling Murmuration - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_9964

Back on the Starling Trail

Another mild but grey day today.  What better than to sit in a hide, with a cold, and watch lots of ducks.  That is until some starlings start to arrive. Starling Murmurations RSPB Ham...

Starlings Murmuration - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_9060

Starling Trail

Christmas and New Year evenings are a very busy time at RSPB Ham Wall as hundreds of visitors arrive to watch huge flocks of starlings return to roost amongst the reeds.  Each evening the...

Starlings at Dawn - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_8843

Starling Trail

Another day at Ham Wall starting with a beautiful sunrise. The Morning A beautiful clear winter morning from the Tor View hide in RSPB Ham Wall.  The starlings have roosted in the reed bed...

The Squirrel - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_8293

Grey Lady

Another mild but dull grey day.  But following a friends Christmas party I rushed crossed to RSPB Ham Wall only to discover a full car park and hundreds of people ready to watch the starlings return...

Starling Dawn - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_8050

Starling Dawn

Early morning and looking west from the top of Glastonbury Tor the Avalon Marshes and RSPB Ham Wall are sitting deep in the mist.  Not a starling in sight. Down in the Marsh Diving...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7554

Starling Trail

After the excitement of a full moon it was back to normal at RSPB Ham Wall. Starlings Today I went to all the right places, but not necessarily in the right times.  Wherever I went...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7306

Starling Moon

A special day at RSPB Ham Wall, not just because it was the winter solstice with a full moon, but also because my son came along! Dawn Early morning and I swapped my bed...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_6435

Starling Trail

It is surprising how a dull grey day can unexpected turn into a beautiful evening.  Today at RSPB Ham Wall a gap in the weather coincided with the arrival of the starlings back at their...

Starling Trail

After some beautiful skies today the weather was poor. All Change I expected the starlings to drop into the reeds at the far end of RSPB Ham Wall near the Wilderness Drove then roll...

Waltons Lagoon - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_6073

Starling Dawn

The weather forecast for this morning was good so I headed down to Ham Wall to which the starlings leave their roost.  This was a bit of a gamble as I did not watch...