Tagged: Sunset

Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 810_6497

Lynchcombe Update

Lynchcombe in spring is coming to life.  A few flowers are blooming and my butterfly transect is well underway for another year.  And of course some fantastic sunsets over the Somerset Levels. Spring Flowers...

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 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 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...

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,...

Starlings in Waltons Heath - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_5858

Starling Trail

Another day at RSPB Ham Wall. Each day is becoming very similar. The starlings keep doing the same thing, only the weather changes. I’m not complaining as each day is great especially on days like today...

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 arrive at Ham Wall - Somerset, UK. ID 809_3463

Starling Trail

It was a dull evening as I arrived at the RSPB Ham Wall car park on the Somerset Levels.  I had watched the starlings leave their roost this morning and hoped they would return...

Sunset at Waltons Heath - Somerset, UK. ID 809_2508

Starling Trail

I arrived at Ham Wall this evening to watch the starling murmurations.  There was some confusion amongst the regulars – a small group of birds had started to go to Shapwick Heath and tonight...

Golden Ducks - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0750

Golden Wall

Another golden evening at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels.  The low sun creating long shadows of the grass growing through the pond weed.  Meanwhile swans, ducks and egrets provided a lot of...