Tagged: Waltons Heath

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...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4079

Starling Watch

The starling season is well underway on the Somerset Levels.  This was my first week on the starling watch so here is a quick catch-up. Sunday The first of a series of large flocks...

Starling Murmuration - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 824_6350

Starling Trail

All Change For a couple of weeks the starlings have been roosting in the far north of the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve on the Avalon Marshes in Somerset.  Getting good views of this...

Sunset - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 824_1179

Waltons Sunset

A cormorant flies passed the Tor View hide on RSPB Ham Wall.  This hide is set in the centre of Waltons Heath and today it seemed like the perfect spot to watch the starlings...

Starling Murmurations - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 824_0518

Starling Trail

At the hut in the car park the RSPB volunteers were reporting that the roost was split.  It seemed that during the previous week the largest group had been roosting to the north near the village of Stileway....

The swan Family go for a swim - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8181

Ham Wall in Autumn

Just before we jump into the cold of winter I have put together some of my recent pictures taken around Loxton Marsh that do not have starlings in them. The main railway line track cuts down the...

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,...