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Blue Pie

Although it wasn’t the first time for me to shoot Iberian Magpies, it was the first time I had them pretty close. How comes ? Iberian Magpies tend to move around in groups and are […]

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Billy White

As written in my previous post, I recently spent a week in Portugal. Since it was my third visit to the region, I didn’t expect too much news and decided to try and make some […]

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Last Day Light

Last week I spent in Southern Portugal. With the temperatures considerable higher than in The Netherlands, and – more important – sunny skies every day, it was no chore to venture out and look for […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH DECEMBER 2018

  Nikon D850 + 500mm f4 | 1/1250s | f4 | ISO400 | underexposed 1/3EV | from car | The Netherlands

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Shooting Sanderlings

It’s not a secret that I love Sanderlings. Part of that comes from their sympathetic appearence and their entertaining behaviour. Always busy and running back and forward along the shoreline. Only sometimes, one gets to […]

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Fall Nutcracker

As written in my earlier blog on the Spotted Nutcracker, I was a little taken aback by the fact that the bird had chosen to spent most of its time between bricks when I was there […]

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Curlew Peekaboo

Eurasian Curlew | Wulp This morning I decided to check out part of our shore line. To be honest, I expected quite some waders, but not that many were around. An Eurasian Curlew played along […]

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Bar-tailed Godwit

While the Black-tailed Godwit is our national bird and gets quite some attention, its Bar-tailed cousin is as beautiful. Unfortunately we only get to see it in winter plumage though. Leaves something to imagine, I […]

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Nuts and Walls

Some two weeks ago a Spotted Nutcracker was reported in Wageningen, The Netherlands. And that wasn’t all: it seemed unafraid of people and let itself be photographed very easily. Since a long time this particular […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH NOVEMBER 2018

Nikon D850 + 500mm f4 | 1/1000s | f4.5 | ISO640| handheld | The Netherlands 2018

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Mistle Thrush

A while ago I spent some time in a nicely situated hide. Among the birds that visited the pool, were quite some Mistle Thrushes. Birds I hardly see around here, and if I do they […]

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Two Times Tawny

Last year we were still blessed to have three Tawny Owls in the vicinity. However, due to storms and active tree cutting, their homes have been destroyed. Luckily I learned of some ‘new’ ones, not […]

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