Tagged: Sheep

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 Update

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...

Parrock Hill - Corton Dehham, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4184

Corton Denham

The age of snowdrops is over, the time of the daffodil has come. Summer temperatures in Somerset.  It is still February, this week last year we had 6 inches of snow, but this year...

Sheep - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 827_8188

Somerset Mist

Despite the very mild weather it has been misty recently.  During a trip to the Avalon Marshes I looked up and could just see a hint of blue.  This meant that I had a couple...

Collard Hill in Autumn - Street, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0779H

Collard Hill

I normally visit Collard Hill to photograph the large-blue butterflies in summer.  But today I returned to find out what the hill is like in autumn. Collard Hill We have been so lucky to have...

Glastonbury Tor from above Wells - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9981

Mendip Panorama

I had a request for a panorama of the Somerset Levels from a specific field high up in the Mendip Hills.  This week the weather had been so fantastic I headed up passed Model...

Sheep on Waden Hill - West Kennett, Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK. ID IMG_7588

Wiltshire Clouds

Wiltshire Leaving Somerset for the day to the neighbouring county of Wiltshire.  Visiting Avebury with some friends.  This area is full of history, Silbury Hill is the largest man made mound in Europe and was...