Tagged: Sunset

Sunset over Glastonbury Tor - From above Dungeon Farm, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6834

Glastonbury Tor Sunset

Tor Silhouette In Somerset there is a location between Wells and Shepton Mallet which is special.  Special because at this time of year the sun sets directly behind Glastonbury Tor. Of course there are...

Station Farm Rainbow - Nr Westhay, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_7604

Starling Trail

Shapwick Heath and Shapwick Moor I arrived too early to wait for the starlings so set off on a walk around the Canada Farm end of Shapwick Heath and Shapwick Moor.  The heath is...

Starling Murmurations from Stileway - Nr Meare, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1066

Starling Trial

As we all know you watch a sunset the sky brightens as the sun sits just above the horizon.  The as the sun drops the colours fade.  Only to find 10 to 20 minutes...

Starling Murmuration - Shapwick Heath, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_1572

Starling Trail

Another week visiting the starling murmurations on the Avalon Marshes.  This time the birds selected a roosting site over in the far west side of Shapwick Heath nature reserve. Day One Great sunset this...

Robin and Avalon Hide - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID IMG_9242

Little and Large of Ham Wall

Waiting for the starlings to arrive at RSPB Ham Wall is a great time to search out those small and large birds that are already about. Here are some of my favourite bird pictures...

Grey Heron at Sunset - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_8948

Starling Trail

Another evening down at RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starlings return to their over night roost amongst the reeds. I find waiting for the starlings to arrive really exciting.  Not just the anticipation...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_7922

Starling Trail

As it approached the end of November the starling numbers at RSPB Ham Wall continued to increase.  Each day the flock is getting a little bit bigger.  Today we were expected them to roost...

Sunset - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_4532

Starling Trail

It has been another busy week down at Ham Wall.  We have had some lovely weather, beautiful sunsets, and about 70,000 starlings. The low slit in the clouds allowed the setting sun to cast...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_4055

Starling Trail

You never know what you are going to get when you visit Ham Wall to watch the starlings return to their roost.  Sometimes you get wonderful patterns, or a chasing marsh harrier.  Today we...

West Bay - Dorset, UK. ID JB_2197

West Bay Sunset

I recently spent a couple of days down in the Dorset coast.  As always a trip over the border of Somerset feels like a true adventure.  I lived in Dorset for several years, and...