Tagged: Somerset

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...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8675

Starling Trail

  Another wonderful visit to the starling roost at RSPB Ham Wall.  Beautiful sky, good friends and a stunning starling display combined to create a evening that was so wonderful.  Could this evening could ever be improved?...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8352

Starling Trail

My third evening at the starling roost at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels.  Another beautiful evening – great skies and thousands of birds. A Swan Escapes This evening the birds were roosting deeper into...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_7452

Starling Trail

This evening was my first opportunity this winter to visit the starling murmurations at Ham Wall. I did not expect many birds but the numbers had been climbing each week. So with a good weather forecast and...

Glastonbury Spectre

Yesterday, during my visit to the top of Glastonbury Tor I saw something very strange. First I saw the shadow of the Tor on the top of the fog.  Then I noticed my own shadow on...

Morning Mist - From Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_6867

Glastonbury Tor

Forecast was for fog. Two places to go in thick fog – first is up the Mendip Hills looking towards Glastonbury Tor, second is up Glastonbury Tor looking everywhere else! Morning Mist Today I...

Watching the Sunrise on Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID 823_6594

Glastonbury Sunrise

Recently I have been visting Glastonbury Tor as often as I can . Going up the hill on cold mornings to watch the sun rise over the Somerset Levels. The night before each visit I check...

Lynchcombe Sunset - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 823_6472

Lynchcombe Update

Lynchcombe is a great nature reserve managed by the Somerset Wildlife Trust. Top of Lynchcombe Sitting behind the sycamore trees at the top of the Lynchcombe nature reserve is a great place to watch...