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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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Sanderling impaired?

Last weekend I went back to the beach, to see if I could get a glimpse of the Humpback Whale again (see this post). Next time, I’d better double check what I aks for, since […]

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Redwing

This time of year is good to see Redwings in The Netherlands, as many are visiting our country. Most of them are pretty shy, and usually fly off as soon as one gets close. Yesterday […]

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My Mammal Days

The last two outings didn’t render me much feathers. Quite the opposite: I came home with Mammal Shots only . Last Sunday I stumbled upon a Harbour Seal that was resting on a stretch of […]

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Curlew

During our stay on the island of Texel, we have seen Eurasian Curlews in high numbers. The birds however are pretty alert, and even from the car it proved not that easy to shoot. But […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH OCTOBER 2018

Nikon D4s + 300mm f2.8 | 1/2000s | f2.8 | ISO400| overexposed 1FS | handheld | The Netherlands 2018

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Grey to Golden

The past days I spent on the island of Texel (The Netherlands). Last year, we visited the island in (almost) the same week, and we had lots of rain. I came home that time with […]

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Forest in B&W

Fall is of course best known for its wonderful colours. This year I decided to see what B&W shots would do with an ‘Autumn’ forest. To make things easy, I picked the forest adjacent to […]

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