Tagged: Sky

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID BR55462

Starling Trail

A night of blood red skies and a hundred thousand starlings at RSPB Ham Wall. But before the starlings arrive a small group of seagulls finds it way home high up in the Mendip...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID BR54696

Starling Trail

Storn Arwen The biggest storm to hit the UK in years was causing a lot of damage up north.  While in Somerset it was not as bad, it was bad enough to make me...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID BR54186-2

Starling Trail

The starlings return to their roost site at RSPB Ham on the Somerset Levels. The number of birds is still pretty low but enough to get excited about. The starlings drop into the reed...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID BR54058

Starling Trail

Back at the starling roost at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels. The first group of starlings for this evening arrive in a glorious sunset.  Not a cloud in the sky, just some...

Priddy Tree - Priddy Mineries, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR53249

The Lonesome Pine

This lonesome pine stands in the pale moonshine in the middle of the Mendips Hills in Somerset.  Known (by some) as the Priddy Tree it grows out of the top of a tumulus overlooking...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID BR53418

Starling Trail

Starling Trail – Back on! This was a day I had looked forward to since the start of the pandemic – a return to watch the starling murmurations over the Somerset Levels at RSPB...

Barrow Hill before dawn - Panborough, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID BR52626

Barrow Hill

Barrow Hill is a small but perfectly formed hill at Panborough in Somerset.  In fact is so perfect that from some angles it looks handmade like a Somerset pyramid. I parked around the corner...

Flooding on Westbury Moor - Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID BR50304P

Westbury Moor

From up on Mendip you could look down over the village of Westbury-sub-Mendip and see large areas of water shining in the bright sunlight. It was time to take a closer look, so I...

Early Morning Mist - Priddy Mineries, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR59101

Blue, White & Gold

North of the small City of Wells in Somerset is an area of the Mendip Hills called Priddy Mineries.  It was once an industrial mining area for the Romans and then again for the...

Nyland Hill across Cheddar Moor - Somerset, UK. ID BR58746

Nyland Tump

Nyland Hill This may be a small hill but in this flat landscape it is a natural landmark.  It is even more special as there is a public bridleway followed by open access land...