Spring Equinox

Today marks the spring equinox, the start of astrological Spring. As we bid farewell to the cold, dark days of winter and welcome instead the warmth and colours of the new season, we also bid a fond farewell to the starlings.

The murmurations of starlings here in Aberystwyth have entertained and enthralled us all winter but now is the time for them to disperse, the european migrants leaving our shores to return to their breeding grounds across the continent.

Whilst a combination of poor timing and even poorer weather meant I didn’t quite achieve the spectacular mumuration shots combined with a glorious sunset I had hoped for, there have still been some memorable moments.

On my final evening with the starlings they certainly didn’t disappoint and had one final treat in store, the flock forming a beautiful heart shape in the sky!

IMG_2246

Until we meet again…

IMG_2202--

IMG_2208

IMG_2217

IMG_2319--

IMG_2230--

IMG_2276

IMG_2287

IMG_2300

IMG_2204--

IMG_2307

IMG_2317

IMG_2334

All photographs copyright of Claire Stott/Grey Feather Photography © 2020
www.greyfeatherphotography.com

If you like what you see, you can follow me on Facebook or Instagram (@greyfeatherphotography) to see my latest photographs. Hit the little ‘follow’ button on the bottom to subscribe to my blog. Thanks for reading! 🙂

 

 

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.