Nature Diary – Jottings of and Amateur Photographer and Nature lover.

  • Around Home – December

    Around Home – December

    As always I’m trying to catch up once again! Even though I’ve been only going out on my dog walks it’s always worth keeping an eye on what’s about, although in the morning at the moment because of the late sunrise I’m out well before dawn, but it means I often hear the Tawny Owls…

  • Avalon Marshes 1 – Starlings Lift-off

    Avalon Marshes 1 – Starlings Lift-off

    On Saturday 12th November I had a text message from Elaine, Rod my husband’s niece telling me she had been to see the Starlings come in to roost at RSPB Ham Wall that evening and what a fantastic time she had. She mentioned that she might go and watch them leave in the morning. I…

  • Avalon Marshes 2 – RSPB Ham Wall

    Avalon Marshes 2 – RSPB Ham Wall

    After making the effort for the early morning start it was not a good idea to just go home, although the Starlings were amazing we thought  we would have a wander for the morning and perhaps we could see some more wildlife. Elaine had seen a Whooper Swan at the far end of the reserve…