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First Bird: A Dip(per)

After having spent almost two weeks full-time looking through my lens, it turned out that I was not that motivated to immediately go out with the camera again. On top of that I experience busy […]

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Plover Parade

As one may have noticed, I love plovers. So I was more than happy to meet with two ‘new’ plover species during my Florida stay: Wilson’s Plover and Piping Plover – both species that one […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH DECEMBER 2017

Nikon D4s+ 500mm f4  | 1/2000s | f5| ISO1000 | underexposed 2/3FS | handheld | United States 2017

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White and X-mas

One of the new species for me during my stay in Florida was the White Ibis. Incredibly present, almost everywhere one can see them. As with so many birds: the longer you look, the more […]

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See you later ….

Who says Florida, says Alligators. I had never seen them, but here they seem to be everywhere. Lying in the sun. Actually, besides exactly that, and some floating, I haven’t seen them perform any action. […]

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All I want for X-mas is…..

A Burrowing Owl ! Over the last years I visited a place in Utah, where I was able to shoot Burrowing Owls. Over the years they became one my favorite bird species. So, you can […]

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…

Winter in The Netherlands hardly ever brings some snow. Last Sunday and Monday we had some, however. Lack of time and obligations prevented me from going out as much as I would have liked, but […]

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Urban Jungle?

  Some days ago I visited a suburb in a not-too-attractive nearby town. The reason? Long-eared Owls that have chosen this place to spend their days for some years now. Smack in the middle between […]

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Desert Wheatear in the Rebound

A while ago I visited the rare Desert Wheatear, that has chosen The Netherlands as its temporary home – see this blog. Some days ago I had to be in the area for an appointment, so […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH NOVEMBER 2017

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DW#5

Last week I decided to go for a ‘twitch’ again. A Desert Wheatear was spotted close to our international airport, Schiphol (Amsterdam). It would be my fourth in The Netherlands, number five in all if […]

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The Dutch Tundra?

Initially we had planned driving up north. Bad weather predictions and not being all that fit, made Menno and me decide to cancel the trip. Still I felt going outside for a while wouldn’t hurt, […]

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