Tagged: Waltons Heath

Starling Murmuration - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_9964

Back on the Starling Trail

Another mild but grey day today.  What better than to sit in a hide, with a cold, and watch lots of ducks.  That is until some starlings start to arrive. Starling Murmurations RSPB Ham...

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...

Starlings at Dawn - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_8843

Starling Trail

Another day at Ham Wall starting with a beautiful sunrise. The Morning A beautiful clear winter morning from the Tor View hide in RSPB Ham Wall.  The starlings have roosted in the reed bed...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7554

Starling Trail

After the excitement of a full moon it was back to normal at RSPB Ham Wall. Starlings Today I went to all the right places, but not necessarily in the right times.  Wherever I went...

Starling Dawn - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7330

Ready, Moon Set, Starlings Go

I got to RSPB Ham Wall early in the morning just in time to watch the moon set.  It was the morning after the winter solstice, the morning after a wonderful evening watching the...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7306

Starling Moon

A special day at RSPB Ham Wall, not just because it was the winter solstice with a full moon, but also because my son came along! Dawn Early morning and I swapped my bed...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_6435

Starling Trail

It is surprising how a dull grey day can unexpected turn into a beautiful evening.  Today at RSPB Ham Wall a gap in the weather coincided with the arrival of the starlings back at their...

Starling Trail

After some beautiful skies today the weather was poor. All Change I expected the starlings to drop into the reeds at the far end of RSPB Ham Wall near the Wilderness Drove then roll...

Waltons Heath - Ham Wall, Someset, UK. ID 827_4113

Starling Watch

Today’s starling watch was a game of two halves – the first looking south with a deep red sunset, the second looking north with wonderful patterns. First Half The starlings arrive and fill the sky...

Rainbow - Waltons Lagoon, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_3658

Starling Watch

It is 7am and immediately in front of the Tor View hide the starlings flatten the reeds. Morning The wind was howling around.  The first wave takes off and is blown back from the fierce...