Tagged: Glastonbury Tor

Flooding around Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID JB_4695

Starling Trail

The fields around Glastonbury Tor are covered in water pouring out of the Brue. I was hoping for a reflection of the Tor but the wind was too strong.  The rippled water destroying any...

Sunset over Glastonbury Tor - From above Dungeon Farm, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6720

Chasing a Sunset

At this time of year, when viewed from the Ridge Road between Wells and Shepton Mallet, the sun sets behind Glastonbury Tor. However, even with an app that tracks the angle of the sun,...

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...

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...

Starlings at Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0718

Starling Trail

Bonus trip to RSPB Ham Wall during a brief break in days of poor weather.  This time trying out another new location.  Watching from the bench in the south west corner of Waltons Heath....

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...

Walton Heath - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9026

Starling Trail

It has been an amazing start to the starling season at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels.  Not only have the number of birds easily reached half a million. They have been roosting...

Beacon Hill Wood - Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5610

Beacon Hill in Autumn

Autumn is sometimes very short, this year seems to have taken that to new levels.  Perhaps I was too distracted chasing starlings around Somerset? Beacon Hill Wood is one of my favourites and being...

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...