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Starling murmurations at Ham Wall
We visited Ham Wall yesterday to see the starling murmurations for the 1st time since last year...and yet again we were blown away by the spectacular display! As we walked along to the viewing platform from the car park, I casually commented how amazing it would be to see a bird of prey come in to feed...
1 Mar 2013
We live only 5 miles away and have come here nearly every week in the last three years to cycle or walk. My little boy is 7 and is really interested wildlife (took after his late dad who was a wildlife film maker and photographer). Anyway, three weeks ago, he found a young grass snake and a slow worm...
1 Jul 2012
Re: Boom Boom
Amber T. S. Phoenix
I visited this gorgeous reserve yesterday, and we heard booming (at intermittent periods) across the reserve from all different sides! We also caught a brief glimpse of 2 bitterns that were settling down into reedbed (on the side of the canal opposite to the childrens' interactive area). Great...
13 Apr 2012
Hi there, We have recently been hearing grunting and booming bitterns on the reserve. If you've heard any yourself we would be very interested to know. Just tell us when and as best you can, where you heard the bird and help us gather this useful information. Any info you can give us will enable...
7 Feb 2012
Starlings at Ham Wall....with a bonus sighting of a Marsh Harrier!!
Today, my daughter, my friend and I visited Ham Wall hoping to see the awesome Starling Roost....and we were not disappointed! A heavy shower passed and the low clouds made way for sunshine which in turn led to a reasonable sunset. As we walked along the path from the car park towards the viewing platform...
19 Jan 2012
Does anyone know where the starlings landed to roost this evening??
Hi all! I went to Shapwick Heath nature reserve this evening to watch the starlings roost...they did fly past but went to a different roost site and I was wondering if anyone knows if it was at Ham Wall or Westhay Moor as I was going to go back at dawn and try to see them then. I hope someone out...
14 Jan 2012
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