Tagged: Sheep

Sheep - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5284

Lynchcombe Steps

Sheep and Butterflies It’s July, the sun is out and Lynchcombe is covered in sheep and butterflies.  Also, horse flies and ticks so take care! Most of the sheep were under the trees taking...

Break in the weather - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4586H

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Catching up on another month of visits to the Lynchcombe nature reserve.  The site has fantastic views across Somerset, and June provided some clear evenings with glorious colours. At the top of the...

Spring Revisited

Spring time and we are still in lockdown.  So I wanted to revisit some of my spring pictures from around Somerset – starting with roe deer. This is the sort of view most of...

Frost - Cross Plain, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3668

Cross Plain

Wavering Down Standing guard on the track to Wavering Down I was persuaded to stay and photograph Cross Plain instead. There was a lot of sheep this morning – not all with the same...

Lynchcombe Sycamores - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3358H

Mendip Sunset

Perfect Sunset I looked out my window, saw the clear blue sky, and immediately thought there could be good sunsets this evening.  I quickly packed my camera and tripod and dashed up the Mendip...

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...

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....

Round Wood - Wells, Somerset, UK. IMG_8956

Round Wood

Milton Hill Each lunch time I would walk around the woods above Wells in Somerset.  The walk was a barometer telling me the progress of the seasons. When the wood anemones were about to...

Comma (Polygonia c-album) on Blackthorn (Prunus spinos) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6765

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Recently Somerset Wildlife Trust contractors and volunteers have been out clearing scrub and fixing fences around the nature reserve. There are still plenty of sheep sharing the steep Lynchcombe fields with those higher...

Daffodil Cottages - Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4463

Lynchcombe Walk

Top to Bottom It may have been blowing a gale today but I wanted to walk around Lynchcombe.  I am a volunteer warden for the Somerset Wildlife Trust so a quick walk around would...