Tagged: Somerset Levels

Starling Roosts

I rarely record movies of the starlings, but recently I have been so close to their roost site that I thought it was worth a go. The birds drop into their roost at Loxtons Marsh...

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 - 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_8050

Starling Trail

After a wonderful evening at Ham Wall watching the starlings return to their roost through some beautiful skies I decided to do it all again today. Huge Numbers The forecast was not so good...

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...

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...

Hawthorn Berries - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_0691

Lynchcombe Steps

Berries, mists and sunsets.  Autumn can be a special time at the Lynchcombe nature reserve. This Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve sits on the sunny south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills.  In autumn berries...