Tagged: Sky

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...

Christmas Lights - Meare, Somerset, UK. ID JB_8708

Starling Trail

Those that visit RSPB Ham Wall will have seen this wonderful Christmas display in Meare.  I love the line of toilets, and when the lights were added I had to finally take a picture....

Sunset at the Beacon - Uphill, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6911

Sunset at Uphill

A group of seagulls flies back from WWT Steart Marshes passed the old windmill at Uphill in North Somerset. After the sun disappeared behind the Quantock Hills a pink glow builds over Brent Knoll....

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2407

Starling Trail

Not every day brings the best weather for starling watching.  At RSPB Ham Wall it was dark and a bit dull.  Only directly overhead could you find a patch of blue sky.  Chance to...

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_6065

Starling Trail

The first few starlings stream back to RSPB Ham Wall in front of a golden evening sky. Looking north the number of birds grow as they swirl into patterns across the sky. Ham Wall...

Starlings Takeoff - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2778

Starling Trail

Three starling tornados raising out above the reeds at RSPB Ham Wall. Another Sunset The end of another week watching the starling murmurations at Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels in the UK. Another...

Mist over The Levels - From Ditcheat, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7312

Ditcheat Mist

When I got up this morning my plan was to take photographs of the cowslips that surround the roundabout at Canard’s Grave in Shepton Mallet.  However, on the way I was lead astray but...

War Memorial - Butleigh Cross, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2010H

Butleigh Cross

Number 36 on the Ann Heeley Hertitage Trail is the Butleigh Cross War Memorial.  Butleigh is a small village just south of Glastonbury in Somerset. As the First World War ended, it was decided...

Glastonbury Tor from Westhay Bridge - Westhay, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0037

Morning Brue

The River Brue flows very slowly across the Somerset Levels.  Much of its route is really straight, but a small section between Meare and Westhay is all wibbly-wobbly.  So I started a mini-project to...