Tagged: Sky

Deerleap Sunset

Up the hill from the deer leap standing stones is a car park and picnic site.  Famous as a location used in the Hot Fuzz film and with panoramic views across Somerset this one...

Parrock Hill and The Beacon - Corton Denham, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4086

Parrock Hill and The Beacon

Corton Denham is a small village tucked away within an amazing hills.  I went there to photograph snowdrops, but they were not yet open so I went for a walk around Cadbury Castle (Camelot...

Ston Easton - Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1436

Ston Easton

Dawn Early morning at Ston Easton high up on the Mendip Hills in Somerset. The sun is yet to appear and the sky is nearly clear with only a few clouds. Gradually some clouds...

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_7354

Starling Trail

After the success of my last visit I returned to the same spot on Ham Wall today.  It was still really windy and so I hoped the birds would behave the same. The starlings...

Beech Trees - Cooks Fields, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7922

Lynchcombe Steps

Winter has been very mild so far and not much is happening around Lynchcombe. A brief break from the uniform grey sky.  A chance for a family walk after Christmas. I tried to place the silhouettes...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 826_6928

Starling Watch

It is not often that the starlings arrive back at Ham Wall before the sun sets.  Today, in the rain, it did making a magical evening. Ham Wall It had been a dull grey day and...

Mist Telegraph - Chewton Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0024

Mendip Mist

Its mist season in Somerset! Mendip Mists On the plateau above the village of Chewton Mendip the flat fields were covered in a few feet of soft mist. These horses came all the way up...