Tagged: Spring

Spring Morning - Longwood, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0621H

Colours of May

This summer has been so busy.  So I have decided the only way to catch up is to write a single post for the whole of May. The Colours of May Spring is a...

Glastonbury Abbey Orchard - Somerset, UK. ID DSC_2252

Glastonbury Spring

Glastonbury Spring This has been such a busy spring.  Not much time for taking pictures and even less for posting them.  So on a quick catch-up, a group of us visited the Chalice Well...

Cowslip Verge - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9151

Cowslips in the Headlights

First, apologies for the long gap since my last post.  I have a backlog of comments to look at, which is really bad – sorry.   In the meantime at the start of the...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8588

Spring!

I have been away for a couple of weeks walking in the national parks of Utah.  When I left the UK was still suffering from a long hard winter.  On my return the sun...

The church of St Thomas a Becket - South Cadbury, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_1083

South Cadbury Daffodils

This spring I have been doing a tour around the parishes of Camelot photographing the churchyard flowers.  Having visited Blackford, Bratton Seymour, Holton, Maperton, North Cheriton, and Yarlington  today it was the turn of South Cadbury....

Glastonbury Abbey - Somerset, UK. ID 825_0532

Last Snowdrops

A few days ago I visited Glastonbury Abbey, this is unusual for me as you have to pay to get in.  But I new it had a good collection of snowdrops so it was...

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...

Swollen-thighed beetle (Oedemera nobilis) on Birds-foot-trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) - South Hill, Somerton, Somerset, UK. ID 822_1598

South Hill

South Hill is a postage stamp size nature reserve in South Somerset managed by the Somerset Wildlife Trust.  It has open access so I made a detour on the way home from work and spent...

Small Blue (Cupido minimus) - Stoke Camp, Somerset, UK. ID 822_1080

Small Blue

They say small is beautiful so today I headed up to the Stoke Camp reserve hoping to find the Small Blue (Cupido minibus) butterfly. Stoke Camp Stoke Camp is a nature reserve owned by...

Lynchcombe Steps

As the year makes the transition from spring to summer I expected to see a dip in the number of records on my butterfly survey across Lynchcombe. At this time of year hawthorn is in blossom...