Tagged: Sunset

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 828_1184

Starling Trail

Shoveller ducks next to the Tor View hide on Ham Wall.  Great entertainment while waiting for the starlings. Starlings Arrive As seems to be the pattern now the first group of starlings to arrive...

Glastonbury Tor and Swans - From Hearty Moor, Somerset, UK. ID 827_9472

Hearty Moor

I’ve been unwell for a few days so instead of a walk or a bike ride I thought I would get out in the car.   It had been a beautiful day so I...

Starlings Murmuration - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_9060

Starling Trail

Christmas and New Year evenings are a very busy time at RSPB Ham Wall as hundreds of visitors arrive to watch huge flocks of starlings return to roost amongst the reeds.  Each evening the...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 826_6928

Starling Watch

It is not often that the starlings arrive back at Ham Wall before the sun sets.  Today, in the rain, it did making a magical evening. Ham Wall It had been a dull grey day and...

Autumn Equinox at Glastonbury Tor

Autumn Equinox

This year in the UK the autumn equinox was on the 23rd September.  The time when the sun rises due east and sets due west.  The earth is not leaning towards or away from...

Yarley Tree at Dawn

Coffee Time

Its the autumn equinox weekend but the weather is really bad.  Enough wind and rain for a year.  I’ve been going round in circles trying to design a book cover.  So what better way...

Church of St Matthew in Snow - Wookey, Somerset, UK. ID 825_3501

Snowy Snowdrops Drop

The other day I rushed across to Wookey to catch the sunset behind the church.  I missed the deepest reds running around the footpaths deciding where to stand my tripod.  However, it was a...

Glastonbury Tor and Axe Valley - From Deerleap, Wells, Somerset, UK. iD 825_0679

Axe Valley Sunset

Axe Valley The Axe Valley is part of the Somerset Levels.  North of the Isle of Wedmore it feels separated from the flat moors to the south.  The Brue once travelled north to join...

Stowell - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8247

Stowell

Taken from the bench at the view spot on the hill over looking the small village of Stowell in South Somerset.  Recently, the hedge has been cut back opening up this view. Stowell Its evening...

East Waste in flood - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8171

East Waste

In recent years it has become obvious to all that the Somerset Levels are prone flooding.  Today I visited an area that is frequently under water. East Waste East Waste, and its neighbour West Waste,...