|Bittern: all photos taken from public hides and viewpoints at Ham Wall RSPB. Sit, wait, and enjoy the best airshow of the summer.
|Bittern: check out the photos on the recent sightings page of the Ham Wall blog of four in flight together last month
|Bittern at Ham Wall
|Great White Egret: the volunteer warden said they don't breed at Ham Wall but are regular visitors throughout the year.
|Great White Egret: a flyover shortly after my arrival, in contrast to the elusive bird in Poole Harbour recently.
|Four-spotted Chaser was the most abundant dragonfly at Ham Wall - and what an abundance
|Banded Demoiselle - this one a striking male. Very few biting insects at Ham Wall: they were all in my tent up the road.
|Blue-tailed Damselflies. Get a room!
|Glastonbury Tor: the Avalon of Arthurian legend where the wounded King was taken to recover after the Battle of Camlann: an island sitting above the marshlands of what we now know as the Somerset Levels.
|A wider angle view from the living hell of the campsite.