Tagged: Dawn

St Cutherts - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2217

New Year’s Eve

No late parties this year.  So, a chance to get up early and watch dawn break on the last day of 2020 – a very cold morning. On Christmas morning we saw the Cathedral...

Mendip Night - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8525P

Lynchcombe Steps

Autumn at the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills.  With leaves turning gold, deep shadows, morning mists, and brightly coloured fungi in the fields – autumn is a perfect...

Axe Valley towards Brent Knoll - From Cooks Fields, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7713P

Axe Valley Hills

I clear sky and a few clouds are the perfect mix for some autumn dawn colours, so I headed up the Mendip Hills in the hope of some long views across the Axe Valley....

Worm Moon - Dungeon Farm, Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8915

Worm Moon

Full Moons and Super Moons This month’s full moon is a supermoon.  The distance between the Moon and the Earth varies because the Moon’s orbit is not a circle.  If a full moon coincides...

Frost - Cross Plain, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3668

Cross Plain

Wavering Down Standing guard on the track to Wavering Down I was persuaded to stay and photograph Cross Plain instead. There was a lot of sheep this morning – not all with the same...

Somerset Levels in the Mist - From Crook Peak, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2678

First Mist

My First Mist I’m not sure that this is the first blanket mist of the year – but it is to me. Recently I have been climbing (walking up) Crook Peak in the dark....

Wavering Down

Recently the mists of the Somerset Levels have been breaking like waves against the southern ridge of Mendip Hills.  So I headed up Wavering Down in the hope of some more. Wavering Down At...

Ston Easton - Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1436

Ston Easton

Dawn Early morning at Ston Easton high up on the Mendip Hills in Somerset. The sun is yet to appear and the sky is nearly clear with only a few clouds. Gradually some clouds...

Starlings at Stileway Farm - Nr Meare, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4523

Starling Trail

Avalon Hide After the Christmas break it was time to return to RSPB Ham Wall to catch the starlings returning to their overnight roost.  The last few days had been dark and grey, and...

Waltons Lagoon - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4649

Starling Trail

Starlings at Dawn I chance visit on the way to work at Ham Wall to watch the starlings leave the roost.  RSPB Ham Wall is a beautiful spot in the morning and only a...