Tagged: Red

The swan Family go for a swim - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8181

Ham Wall in Autumn

Just before we jump into the cold of winter I have put together some of my recent pictures taken around Loxton Marsh that do not have starlings in them. The main railway line track cuts down the...

Starling Murmuration - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_0086

Starling Trail

Today, I stood and waited in Loxtons Marsh for the return of the starlings. Unfortunately, the roost split and most of the birds flew overhead to the far end of the reserve.  However, all was...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_9260

Starling Trail

This has been a week of wonderful sunsets at Ham Wall.  I’ve been down to watch the starling murmurations several times and each time the sky has been just as much a star as...

Pigeons - Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_1457

Bishops Moat

The moat around the Bishop’s Palace in Wells provides the perfect reflection of autumn. The Moat On a recent walk I was lucky to be passing the moat when the wind had dropped.  The...

Red Storm Sun - Ophelias Sky, Holton, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5697

Ophelia’s Sky

A red sun above the fields of Somerset heralded the arrival of storm Ophelia to the British Isles. From inside my office it looked as if the windows had been covered in reflective gold film....

Sunrise - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID 823_3140

Mendip Sunrise

Today I headed up Deerleap in hope of a mist across the Somerset Levels.  The mist did not appear so I continued up the hill towards the village of Priddy.  I was delighted to...

Dawn - Finland

Finland

I have been out of Somerset for a couple of weeks on holiday where I discovered the wonderful Finland archipelago. A family holiday following the route of the viking sagas across Scandinavia and Russia offered some great opportunities for...

Poppy Fields - Cary Hill, Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 822_4936

Cary Hill

At the top of Cary Hill south of the small town of Castle Cary there are two fields of poppies. So soon after 5 am I headed out to capture these fields in the golden first...

Sky on Fire - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1296

Sunrise Drive

We are all drawn to a beautiful sunrise when the sky is flooded in a stunning reds, oranges or pinks and purples. Driving through Shepton Mallet on the way to work the sky started to...

Starling Murmurations - The Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_9392

Starling Trail

Today’s visit to the starlings at Ham Wall was a tale of two halves.  I have been to the starlings so many times when the sky was so grey you could barely make out the birds....