Tagged: Sunset

Starlings cross the sky - Shapwick Heath, UK. ID DSC_3017

Starling Trail

Starling Roost It’s a new year and the starlings have recently moved from RSPB Ham Wall to a new site in the Roughet at the far end of Natural England’s Shapwick Heath. Its been a...

Starlings at Stileway Farm - Nr Meare, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4523

Starling Trail

Avalon Hide After the Christmas break it was time to return to RSPB Ham Wall to catch the starlings returning to their overnight roost.  The last few days had been dark and grey, and...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7824

Starling Trail

Starlings at Ham Wall Recently the starlings have going to the west and east sides of Waltons Heath (by the new viewing platform) and also across into Loxtons Marsh (further down the reserve).  This...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7354

Starling Trail

After the success of my last visit I returned to the same spot on Ham Wall today.  It was still really windy and so I hoped the birds would behave the same. The starlings...

Swan in the sunset - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7065

Starling Trail

Back waiting for the starling flocks to arrive on another cold winter evening at Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels. For a while I sheltered from the cold and wind in the Tor View...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6677

Starling Trail

The shiny new view platform at Ham Wall is a popular location to watch the starlings return to the overnight roost in the reedbeds of Waltons Heath. After a few small groups a large...

Starlings at Sunset - Ham Wall, Somerst, UK. ID JB1_5899

Starling Trail

It was fun having some company while sitting on a bench waiting for the starlings to arrive at RSPB Ham Wall in Somerset. The first starlings arrived through the dark evening sky. They dropped...

Starlings - Walton Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK.

Starling Trail

Waltons Heath One of the most popular parts of the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve is Waltons Heath.  Each winter the Waltons play host to a million starlings roosting amongst the reed to keep...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1472

Starling Trail

Back on the Starling Trial on the Somerset Levels.  The season has been going for a few weeks already and numbers are steadily increasing as the colder weather attracts more and more birds to...

The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Shapwick, Somerset, K. ID JB1_1325

Shapwick and Loxley

Remembrance Sunday The village of Shapwick sits on the edge of the Somerset Levels along the ridge of the Polden Hills.   The church has a beautiful display of hand knitted poppies for remembrance...