Tagged: Murmurations

Starling Murmuration - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2336E

Starling Trail

I took half day’s leave from work so I could head across to Shapwick Heath to catch the starlings returning to their overnight roost. The birds had moved from Ham Wall a week before....

Starlings cross the sky - Shapwick Heath, UK. ID DSC_3017

Starling Trail

Starling Roost It’s a new year and the starlings have recently moved from RSPB Ham Wall to a new site in the Roughet at the far end of Natural England’s Shapwick Heath. Its been a...

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....

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_6788

Starling Trail

Recently the Tor View hide (above) has been a great spot from which to watch the starlings arrive at RSPB Ham Wall for their evening roost.  However, the birds had been moving to the...

Starlings - Walton Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK.

Starling Trail

Waltons Heath One of the most popular parts of the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve is Waltons Heath.  Each winter the Waltons play host to a million starlings roosting amongst the reed to keep...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2071

Starling Trail

After a dull overcast day the clouds started to break-up just in time for the first groups of starlings to arrive at RSPB Ham Wall for their night’s roost. The birds had been a...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 828_1184

Starling Trail

Shoveller ducks next to the Tor View hide on Ham Wall.  Great entertainment while waiting for the starlings. Starlings Arrive As seems to be the pattern now the first group of starlings to arrive...

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...