Tagged: Starling Displays

Starlings Flock - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0993

Starling Trail

On Wednesday I watched the starlings at Shapwick Heath on my own apart from a couple of visitors which I persuaded to follow me down the track. On Thursday I shared the starlings with a dozen...

Starlings Flock - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0425

Starling Trail

After the storm a string of starlings meanders back to the roost. Storm Doris After a devastating day when Storm Doris hit the UK and there was little hope of a starling display.  The...

Starlings at Loxtons Marsh - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_2556

Starling Trail

A couple of days ago, before a storm came in, most of the starlings had chosen Loxtons Marsh as their roost site.  Today I returned to RSPB Ham Wall and headed back to marsh in hope of...

Starlings in bad weather - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_8714

Starling Trail

After the watching the starlings in bad weather a couple of days ago I had a cunning plan for todays visit to RSPB Ham Wall.  Two days ago the birds dropped straight down into...

Starlings in bad weather - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_8344

Starling Trail

The period of unsettled weather continued today with few visitors making the journey to Ham Wall. In the dark skies I was forced to switch to black-and-white. Here is the mandatory picture of the...

Starlings arrive at Ham Wall - Somerst, UK. ID 809_8016

Starling Trail

Today I took a group of friends down to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starlings.  It was going to be a busy evening with large crowds expected to descend on the reserve. I did...

Dawn at Ham Wall - Somerset, UK. ID 809_7754

Starling Trail

I had watched most of the Starlings roost at Loxton Marsh the previous evening. So this morning I headed back to the marsh hoping to photograph the birds leaving at dawn. It was still dark when the birds decided...

Dull weather at Ham Wall - Somerset, UK. ID 809_7229

Starling Trail

The weather is not always kind in the UK.  After a period of beautiful cold winter days with clear skies we are heading for a more unsettled period of grey skies and rain. On days when...

Sunset over Waltons Heath - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_6279

Starling Trail

Another evening visit to RSPB Ham Wall and the Starlings are still roosting in the same place. The birds start to stream down into the reedbeds of Waltons Heath. After landing in Waltons Heath,...