Tagged: Bluebells

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5503

Somerset Year 2022

As is often the case my photograph year started with a sunrise at RSPB Ham Wall. Ham Wall Visits to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starling murmurations tops and tails each year.  This...

Wattles Hill - Wookey Hole, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6474

Wattles Hill

Cowslips on Wattles Hills in early April. Finding these flowers in beautiful low sunlight was the first hint that Wattles Hill was something special. Wattles Hill This unassuming low hill below the much higher...

Bluebells - Park Wood, Wells, Somerst, UK. ID JB_6991

Park Wood

It was time to revisit Park Wood on the edge of Wells in Somerset. Celandines In the damper parts of the wood there was a carpet of yellow celandines. Bluebells But is it the...

Mint Leaf Beetle (Chrysolina menthastri) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID BR57085

Lynchcombe Spring

Could not resist another dandelion picture – its the year of the dandelion! Lynchcombe Lynchcombe sits on the steep south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills above Westbury-sub-Mendip.  I’m the volunteer warden for this...

Fairy Land - Biddle Combe, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID BR56759

Biddle’s Fairy Land

The UK has half the world’s population of bluebells.  Today I wondered if it also has half the world’s population of fairies.  Their little doors can be found throughout the woods in Biddle Combe...

Park Wood Morning - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID BR52284

First Light at Park Wood

First light is the best time of day, it is just a shame it comes so early at this time of year.  It is worth getting up early to catch the low morning light...

Dandelions - Bagley, Somerset, UK. ID B011968

Dandelion Meadow

Every now and again you stubble on something truly special.  This time it was a field in Bagley, near Wedmore, in Somerset. I was on the look out for dandelions this spring when a...

Bluebells at Steep Holm - Between Dulcote and Dinder, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7667

Mendip Bluebells

Around Wells in Somerset is a patchwork of little woods.  It is difficult to tell from the map where one ends and another begins.   In spring they are full of bluebells.  But if you...

Spring Revisited

Spring time and we are still in lockdown.  So I wanted to revisit some of my spring pictures from around Somerset – starting with roe deer. This is the sort of view most of...

Bluebells - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_1229

Lynchcombe Steps

Back in May I visited Lynchcombe to check on the nature reserve for which I am a volunteer warden for the Somerset Wildlife Trust.  It is September now and it has been another fascinating...