Category: Shapwick Heath

Changing course again starlings at Shapwick Heath

Starling Trail

After a short break in Ham Wall the Starlings are back in Shapwick Heath.  This time deep in Seventy Acres.  This is one of the worst locations for watching the birds.  I ventured down...

Watching Starlings

Starling Trail

Back on the Starling Trail again.  This time the birds are deep in south side of Shapwick Heath.  This is the bad lands for Starling watchers as you cannot get near.  The main drove...

Kingfisher Sunset

Starling Trail

A lovely walk during the day should have been enough of a fix for any photographer.  I on the otherhand needed a Starling fix so I headed down to the Starlings.  I settled in Noah’s...

Black Tide

Starling Trail

Perfect Night.  The Starlings arrived back at Shapwick Heath on the path to the Decoy Hide.  They were so close it was as if you could scoop them up with your arms as they...

Up out of the reeds

Starling Trail

I knew where the Starlings were this morning. So I thought I could guess where they would go tonight.  Back to the Decoy Hide.  Arriving too early as normal, I chatted to other people...

Tor from the Decoy Hide

Starling Trail

After my last visit to Shapwick Heath I had a idea where the Starlings would of roosted last night.  So I headed out to the Decoy Hide early in the morning to capture the Starlings...

The Route

Starling Trail

A few days ago I saw a million Starlings today only a few.  Getting in the right place is sometimes hard.  The Avalon Marshes cover a huge area and often I find myself in...

Starling Wave

Starling Trail

The birds are in roosting in the western end of Shapwick Heath.  Large crowds, beautiful sunset, and an excellent wave like murmuration.  Fantastic evening!