Tag: winter wildlife

A murmuration of starlings: a great natural British spectacle at Shapwick Heath

A starling sunset spectacular - murmuration of starlings at sunset on the Somerset Levels

The sun is sinking over Natural England ‘s Shapwick Heath reserve on a gloriously sunny and crisp January day, tinging the sky with fiery colours and deflecting them down onto the watery glass of the rhyne* below. A hushed huddle of people, bundled up in their winter warmers, stare skyward, watching the growing …

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Jumping deer in the snow

It’s that time of the year…the whole country (particularly the tabloids) get wildly over-excited about the white stuff making its brief annual appearance! I am not any different, tending towards the big kid excited end of the spectrum. Today it’s been snowing most of the morning and early afternoon and although there is …

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