Tagged: Starling Murmurations

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...

Swan in the sunset - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7065

Starling Trail

Back waiting for the starling flocks to arrive on another cold winter evening at Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels. For a while I sheltered from the cold and wind in the Tor View...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6788

Starling Trail

Recently the Tor View hide (above) has been a great spot from which to watch the starlings arrive at RSPB Ham Wall for their evening roost.  However, the birds had been moving to the...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6677

Starling Trail

The shiny new view platform at Ham Wall is a popular location to watch the starlings return to the overnight roost in the reedbeds of Waltons Heath. After a few small groups a large...

Starlings at Sunset - Ham Wall, Somerst, UK. ID JB1_5899

Starling Trail

It was fun having some company while sitting on a bench waiting for the starlings to arrive at RSPB Ham Wall in Somerset. The first starlings arrived through the dark evening sky. They dropped...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5432

Starling Trail

Ham Wall The sky to the west was dark and I did not have high hopes for this evening’s visit to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starlings return to their roost.  But I...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall

Starling Trail

There is often a beautiful sunset while waiting for the starlings to arrive at their roost in RSPB Ham Wall.  After the sun had dropped below the horizon the birds started to arrive through...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2071

Starling Trail

After a dull overcast day the clouds started to break-up just in time for the first groups of starlings to arrive at RSPB Ham Wall for their night’s roost. The birds had been a...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4885

Starling Watch

It has been a good week down at Ham Wall.  With several days of fine weather even just 30,000 starlings managed to fill the sky. Saturday The clouds had disappeared and the moon came out...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4079

Starling Watch

The starling season is well underway on the Somerset Levels.  This was my first week on the starling watch so here is a quick catch-up. Sunday The first of a series of large flocks...