Tagged: Rain

Snowdrops - Church of St Michael, Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID JB_6725

Somerset Snowdrops

  This is one of my favourite times of the year, because it is the time when the snowdrops signal the beginning of the end of winter.  Somerset has a wealth of places to...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID BR58155

Starling Trail

Back again to RSPB Ham Wall to catch the starlings returning to their nightly roost.  Thankfully the weather was a lot better to day – although it did rain a bit! After yesterday I...

Huish Level and River Parrett - Langport, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6584

Storm Dennis

Langport Following on from Storm Ciara last week, Storm Dennis arrived over the weekend. Both brought heavy rain and winds.  On the Somerset Levels it also brought floods. The River Parrett burst its banks at Langport...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 826_6928

Starling Watch

It is not often that the starlings arrive back at Ham Wall before the sun sets.  Today, in the rain, it did making a magical evening. Ham Wall It had been a dull grey day and...

Ubley Warren - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 824_3557

Mendip Fog

Ubley Warren With Christmas weather getting worse I head to the hills in an attempt to capture the atmosphere of this other-worldly in the fog. The Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Ubley Warren reserve is scared with deep rakes and...

Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) and Common Vetch (Vicia sativa) - Templecombe, Somerset, UK. ID 822_8068

Summer Hedgerows

The hedgerows are looking good across Somerset. In The Rain The rain was coming down drooping the grass with pearls of water drops. Despite the weather this bumble bee ventured out. The butterflies remained...

April Shower - St Cuthberts, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8269

April Showers

April showers are part of spring in Somerset.  This shower curtain moved slowly across the sky above Wells. Strange Weather After a warm dry start to the spring this week the weather changed direction...