Tagged: Clouds

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...

Glastonbury Tor in the Mist - From Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3476

December Mist

Judging from the hoar frost on Somerset’s Mendip Hills winter is on its way.  Sadly, I missed the best of the frost.  The ice crystals were already raining down from the trees.  So I...

Starling Murmuration - Walton Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6065

Starling Trail

The first few starlings stream back to RSPB Ham Wall in front of a golden evening sky. Looking north the number of birds grow as they swirl into patterns across the sky. Ham Wall...

Willow and Starlings - Godney, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9548

Starling Trail

The starlings return to their roost at RSPB Ham Wall in the middle of a series of rain showers. The Starling Season Begins This has been my first week making visits to Ham Wall...

Waiting for sunrise - Uphill nature reserve, North Somerset, UK. ID JB_6667

Uphill Again

I folllowed by feet back up the hill at Uphill.  As is often the case I there early.  Early enough to capture the stars in the night sky above the old church.  It has...

Uphill Beacon - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID JB_4224

Uphill Beacon

Next to the village of Uphill in North Somerset there is a hill you can go up. Surprisingly, it seems the village is not named after the hill.  Anyway, the hill is a beautiful...

Dawn at Autumn Equinox - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3586

Autumn Equinox

This year I decided to re-interpret the date of equinox.  Officially, the precise moment of the equinox at Glastonbury is Friday, 23 September 2022, 02:03 BST.   Obviously, if it occurs in the middle of...

Sunset - Walton Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_3503

Starlings Trail

Waiting for the starlings to return to their roost site at RSPB Ham Wall can be a wonderful time.  The combination of watching a beautiful restful landscape after a hard day at work, plus...

Waltons Heath at Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_1153

Walton Heath

Walton Heath (named after the local village) is part of RSPB Ham Wall.  Its not your typical heath of gorse and heather, but reeds and open water. Sunrise We have not seen much sun...

Starling Morning - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0633

Starling Trail

It is the weekend and anticipating some very busy evenings at the RSPB Ham Wall starling roost I decided instead to watch the starlings leave in the mornings. Saturday A dull dark start to...