Tagged: Murmurations

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 - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6034

Starling Trail

Today Shapwick Heath turned into a frosty winter land. Perfect day for a very cold bike ride. The frost was only hanging around in the shade, creating a wonderful contrast with the warm evening...

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...

Starling Murmuration - Walton Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_8083

Starling Trail

A beautiful sunset this evening at RSPB Ham Wall. The starlings are moving their roost site from the northern edge of the reserve to a reed bed called Walton Heath.  This is popular location...

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...

Starling Murmuration - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2336E

Starling Trail

I took half day’s leave from work so I could head across to Shapwick Heath to catch the starlings returning to their overnight roost. The birds had moved from Ham Wall a week before....

Starlings cross the sky - Shapwick Heath, UK. ID DSC_3017

Starling Trail

Starling Roost It’s a new year and the starlings have recently moved from RSPB Ham Wall to a new site in the Roughet at the far end of Natural England’s Shapwick Heath. Its been a...

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...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_9890

Starling Trail

Christmas Time The build up to Christmas at Ham Wall and the starlings are still roosting in Waltons Heath.  Before the birds arrived the reeds glowed in the last golden light of the evening....

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7824

Starling Trail

Starlings at Ham Wall Recently the starlings have going to the west and east sides of Waltons Heath (by the new viewing platform) and also across into Loxtons Marsh (further down the reserve).  This...