Tagged: Sky

Passing Storm - Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0878

Wedmore Storm

Ashton windmill at Chapel Allerton sits on the top of the Isle of Wedmore between the flat moors and levels of the rivers Axe and Brue. Axe Valley I drove to Wedmore this morning to...

Snowdrops - Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0381 - Glastonbury Abbey, Somerest, UK. ID 825_0381

Glastonbury Snowdrops

As well as its villages snowdrops are also found in Somerset’s towns. Shepton Mallet has its snowdrop festival, and the Bishops Palace in Wells has its snowdrop celebration but Glastonbury can also put on a...

Starlings - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 824_9880

Starling Trail

There was soft blue hue to the light over Shapwick Heath tonight as we waited for the starlings to return to their roost. Shapwick Heath All our hopes were on the starlings returning to...

East Waste in flood - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8171

East Waste

In recent years it has become obvious to all that the Somerset Levels are prone flooding.  Today I visited an area that is frequently under water. East Waste East Waste, and its neighbour West Waste,...

Starlings at Winderness Way - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 824_5966

Starling Trail

Recently the Starlings have been roosting in the wilderness.  Far from the main path in Ham Wall getting good views is difficult – especially as the weather has been so poor. The best place to watch...

Rainbow over Meare Pool - Meare, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4275

Meare Rainbows

Meare Pool Often the island of Meare is just passed through to get to the nature reserves at Ham Wall or Shapwick Heath but it is well worth a visit of its own.  It was once surrounded...

Starlings at Stileway Farm - Nr Meare, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4477

Starling Trail

Starlings leave Stileway Farm near Meare to fly the short distance to the roost site.  The birds often gather in fields near the roost site before flying into Ham Wall or Shapwick Heath in...

Glastonbury Tor at Sunrise - Somerset, UK. ID 824_4167

Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor at Dawn A glorious sunrise from Glastonbury Tor is a great way to start the day. I remembered my wild-angle lens so today I could get the all the tower into the picture....

Heron Sculpture - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_4748

Starling Trail

Ham Wall Car Park For many years cars squeezed into the small car park between Shapwick Heath and Ham Wall.  When it overflowed during starling season cars would line the narrow road.  Then the RSPB...

Starling Wave - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_7554

Starling Guide

I have been watching the starlings on the Somerset Levels for over 10 years.  I have been at Ham Wall, Shapwick Heath and Westhay Moor hundreds of times.  Why?  Because I love it.  Why? Because...