Tagged: Winter

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...

Long Drove - Queens Sedge Moor, Glastonbury, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4482

Long Drove Floods

More flooding between Wells and Glastonbury.  Apparently this is a road. Long Drove is a dead straight road that runs for about 2 miles. This van made it across the deep part.  Several other...

Sunrise over Godney Moor - Godney, Somerset, UK. JB_3983

Godney Floods

Floods all around in Somerset at the moment, Godney Moor is no exception. Godney Moor I headed down to the small village of Godney to watch the sunrise over the sea towards Glastonbury Tor....

Churchyard Snowdrops - Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID 824_8774

Snowdrops of Camelot

We are approaching the arrival of snowdrops.  The earliest snowdrops are already here – such as those in the Donkey Field at Uphill.  But in this post I wanted to focus on the snowdrops...

Starlings at Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1269

Starling Trail

I have not been able to visit RSPB Ham Wall in the evenings recently so instead I have tried to make the most of the mornings.  The weather has not been very great, with...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5503

Somerset Year 2022

As is often the case my photograph year started with a sunrise at RSPB Ham Wall. Ham Wall Visits to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starling murmurations tops and tails each year.  This...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6034

Starling Trail

Today Shapwick Heath turned into a frosty winter land. Perfect day for a very cold bike ride. The frost was only hanging around in the shade, creating a wonderful contrast with the warm evening...

Glastonbury Tor in the Mist - From Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3476

December Mist

Judging from the hoar frost on Somerset’s Mendip Hills winter is on its way.  Sadly, I missed the best of the frost.  The ice crystals were already raining down from the trees.  So I...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1139

Starling Trail

How does RSPB Ham Wall continue to produce such wonderful sunsets.  And some great starling displays! A huge cloud of starlings appear out of no where, and float across a colourful sky. Looking over...

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...