Tagged: Starling Murmurations

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall

Starling Trail

There is often a beautiful sunset while waiting for the starlings to arrive at their roost in RSPB Ham Wall.  After the sun had dropped below the horizon the birds started to arrive through...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2071

Starling Trail

After a dull overcast day the clouds started to break-up just in time for the first groups of starlings to arrive at RSPB Ham Wall for their night’s roost. The birds had been a...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4885

Starling Watch

It has been a good week down at Ham Wall.  With several days of fine weather even just 30,000 starlings managed to fill the sky. Saturday The clouds had disappeared and the moon came out...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4079

Starling Watch

The starling season is well underway on the Somerset Levels.  This was my first week on the starling watch so here is a quick catch-up. Sunday The first of a series of large flocks...

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...

Starlings over Meare Heath - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 824_9115

Starling Trail

Waiting for the Starlings Part of starling watching is waiting for them to arrive.  For me a big part of that is capturing the sunset.  Typically, the birds arrive after the sun has dropped...

Starling Flock - Wastelands, Godney, Somerset, UK. ID 824_8044

Starling Trail

Division Rhyne is one of the drainage channels draining the Brue valley northern Somerset Levels. This land is prone to flooding in the area romantically known as East Waste. East Waste There is very little public access to...

Starling Murmuration - Westhay Heath, Somerset, UK. id 824_7100

Starling Trail

From one end to the other, during the last week the starling roost has moved from the wilderness in the east over to Canada Farm and Westhay Heath in the far west. Canada Farm...

Starling Murmuration - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 824_6350

Starling Trail

All Change For a couple of weeks the starlings have been roosting in the far north of the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve on the Avalon Marshes in Somerset.  Getting good views of this...

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...