Category: Ham Wall

Starling Murmurations from Stileway - Nr Meare, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1066

Starling Trial

As we all know you watch a sunset the sky brightens as the sun sits just above the horizon.  The as the sun drops the colours fade.  Only to find 10 to 20 minutes...

Robin and Avalon Hide - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID IMG_9242

Little and Large of Ham Wall

Waiting for the starlings to arrive at RSPB Ham Wall is a great time to search out those small and large birds that are already about. Here are some of my favourite bird pictures...

Grey Heron at Sunset - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_8948

Starling Trail

Another evening down at RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starlings return to their over night roost amongst the reeds. I find waiting for the starlings to arrive really exciting.  Not just the anticipation...

Starling Dawn - Walton Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_8807

Starling Trail

I do not normally post video, put the starlings at RSPB Ham Wall in Somerset this morning were so stunning that I had to share. Before playing the video here are some things to...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_7922

Starling Trail

As it approached the end of November the starling numbers at RSPB Ham Wall continued to increase.  Each day the flock is getting a little bit bigger.  Today we were expected them to roost...

Starling Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_6651

Starling Trail

Winter Morning at Ham Wall The last weekend in November and another trip down to Ham Wall.   This time for a morning, a very cold morning. Winter telling us it had arrived with...

Sunset - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_4532

Starling Trail

It has been another busy week down at Ham Wall.  We have had some lovely weather, beautiful sunsets, and about 70,000 starlings. The low slit in the clouds allowed the setting sun to cast...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_4055

Starling Trail

You never know what you are going to get when you visit Ham Wall to watch the starlings return to their roost.  Sometimes you get wonderful patterns, or a chasing marsh harrier.  Today we...

Starlings at Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_2466

Starling Trail

The landscape of the Avalon Marshes is where a million starlings choose to spend their winter nights.  The marshes provide them some relative warmth and safety.  For us this provides an amazing spectacle to...

Starlings at Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1269

Starling Trail

I have not been able to visit RSPB Ham Wall in the evenings recently so instead I have tried to make the most of the mornings.  The weather has not been very great, with...