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Little, Blue and sometimes White

Little Blue Herons are pretty common in Florida, and indeed (sort of) blue. The juvenile birds however are white. But, young or adult: they’re both pretty small, as you can tell from the image where […]

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Florida Vacationer

The first time I have seen a Piping Plover was in Florida. The bird was banded, and after some research I found out where it came from and wrote a blog about it. This year, […]

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White on White

During my stay in Saint Petersburg (Florida) I had many photo-ops for Snowy Egrets. In the end, I was most happy with the images that I made when the sun had just disappeared behind the […]

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Owls @ Sunset

Of course, while in the US, I had to go and look for Burrowing Owls. Over the years my most beloved American species. An easy one this time, since two years ago I had found […]

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Rosie Revisited

Last week I spent photographing birds in Florida. Two years ago I visited this birders paradise for the first time, and one of the most memorable encounters was with the Roseate Spoonbill. For me, as […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH NOVEMBER 2019

Nikon D500 + 500mm f4 | 1/1000s | f4.5 | ISO200| Ground pod | United States

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Hoodie in the Dark

The Hooded Merganser is a North-American species, that is seldom recorded in Europe. Hence, most of the reports in The Netherlands are from escapes. That all said, when a drake was seen earlier this week, […]

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Owls in Fall Foliage

This time of year can be interesting if one wants to frame Long-eared Owls in fall foliage. Although they are hard to find at times, there’s some more or less ‘certain places’ where they can […]

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Little Auk

Two weeks ago, a Little Auk appeared in the harbour. Sadly enough, it was covered with oil. Having no daylight left, I made some evidence shots and that was it. This morning, again a Little […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH OCTOBER 2019

Nikon D500 + 500mm f4 | 1/640s | f4.5 | ISO400| overexposed 1 FS | handheld | Germany

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Sea, Foam and Sanderlings

Sanderlings always make me happy. Fun to watch, great to frame. Last week I found some at the beach of Ameland (Dutch island), where they were running around through layers of sea foam. Often they […]

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Hooked on Horned !

The Horned Larked has been on my wish list for a while, for a descent shot that is. Until this year, I was never able to make this kind of shots. This year though, it […]

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