Tag Archives: Starlings

Starlings

The loud, constant chattering means the Starlings have arrived. Over the past few weeks they have been gathering in a neighbour trees, but this particular evening the chattering and twittering was louder, together with the whoosh of wings and sudden … Continue reading

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Visit to London

I spent Thursday and Friday last week up in London. In my free time I got a chance to check out the wildlife in St James’s park. One thing I noticed is how accustomed the birds are to humans passing within … Continue reading

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Starling murmurations at Otmoor

It was 3.15pm, we had been walking around Otmoor for the past two hours. The weather was cold and windy, the ground a mixture of ice and squelching mud. Even with 3 pairs of socks on each step I took … Continue reading

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Review of 2016

Happy New Year and a big thank you to everyone who reads and comments on my blog. I really appreciate every follow, like and view. 2016 was quite a manic year with lots of amazing animals and events. January started … Continue reading

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Starlings at Otmoor

After the last few miserable days of rain and fog it was nice to get out on a bright blue, clear day. The sun was low, casting golden rays across the reedbeds and reflecting off the water. We had driven … Continue reading

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Starlings at RSPB Ham Wall, Somerset

I had been waiting for Tuesday to come around for a couple of weeks, as I was due to meet up with Iain Green @naturebygreen wildlife photographer, author and tutor, along with Jo from @NearbyWild , in Somerset. Our main aim was to watch and … Continue reading

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Bird Advent calendar – Day 23

Day 23 is the Starling. When most people think of Starlings they think of the spectacular murmurations of thousands of Starlings as the sun is setting, but each individual bird is beautiful in its own right. Made up of shimmering … Continue reading

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