Tagged: Starlings

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 over Ham Wall - Somerset, UK. ID 809_9227

Starling Trail

The starlings have finally moved away from Walton Heath and Loxtons Marsh.  A small group is still dropping down in Walton Heath near the first platform but most of the birds have headed deep into...

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...