Tagged: Sunrise

Wells Cathedral Green Orange and Pink - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1330

Wells Cathedral

Today.  Awake and up at 5:50am.  Out the door to get to work by 7am.  Driving to work.  Saw the sky.  Needed a silhouette.  Chose Wells Cathedral.  Parked the car.  Took some pictures.  Back...

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...

Canada geese fly over Glastonbury Tor - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_4461

Ham Wall in Winter

Ham Wall and not a starling in sight but it is still a wonderful reserve to visit during winter. This wooden heron is one a number of sculptures appearing next to the car park. Frost covered...

Starlings leave Waltons Heath at dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_4167

Starling Trail

Another beautiful cold morning at RSPB Ham Wall watching the starlings leave their roost from the comfort of the Tor View hide. Classic Tor View The Tor View hide has been a gem this...

Twiggy - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_3103

Starling Trail

I have been going to the Tor View to watch the spectacular display of starlings leaving their roost for several mornings.  So today I decided to have a change and go to the south side of...

Starlings leave Waltons East - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0640

Starling Trail

For me, today was an unexpected opportunity to go to RSPB Ham Wall.  I returned to the far end of Waltons Heath to watch the starlings fly passed Glastonbury Tor. The birds pass in waves across the...

Starlings leave Waltons East - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0512

Starling Trail

A foggy start to the day so I ventured out to the Tor View hide in RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels.  With limited visibility this hide gets you into the middle of...

Queens Sedge Moor - Somerset, UK. ID 809_0083

Queens Sedge Moor

The weather forecast has been a bit hit and miss over the Christmas period.  But mist was forecast for today so I had to find a few minutes to visit Queen’s Sedge Moor between...

Starling Trail

Its Christmas time and this means everyone else in the house gets up late.  So I can sneak out while its still dark and head off to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starlings...

Ham Wall Lagoon - Somerset, UK. ID 809_9793

Ham Wall Lagoon

Dawn at the lagoon in Waltons Heath at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels. Every bird was asleep. As the sky brightens the swans were first to wake-up. The ducks swimming and splashing disturbed the...