Tagged: Sky

Approaching Storm - Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4877

Storm Crows

Recently I have been popping up to Deerleap for an evening stroll.  Something I started during the lockdowns as my daily exercise from home. Today, I did not realise that a thunder storm was...

Summer Sunset - Bagley, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_3727

Back to Bagley

Return to my favourite field to capture the sunset in mid-summer.  First, as you can see, I had fun doing long overhead panoramas. The field was covered in flying bugs. But these were easy...

Glastonbury Tor - From above Wells, Mendip Hils, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8726

Somerset Mist

A frosty start to the morning.  Looking out my window the landscape was covered in mist.  Time for a walk high up onto the Mendip to check out the view. Beautiful white mist, and...

Deerleap Sunset

Up the hill from the deer leap standing stones is a car park and picnic site.  Famous as a location used in the Hot Fuzz film and with panoramic views across Somerset this one...

Parrock Hill and The Beacon - Corton Denham, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4086

Parrock Hill and The Beacon

Corton Denham is a small village tucked away within an amazing hills.  I went there to photograph snowdrops, but they were not yet open so I went for a walk around Cadbury Castle (Camelot...

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...

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...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7354

Starling Trail

After the success of my last visit I returned to the same spot on Ham Wall today.  It was still really windy and so I hoped the birds would behave the same. The starlings...