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So you think you can dance

Some people call this phenomena the ‘dance of the Starlings’. Not sure whether or not it is a dance, the choreography is great. To say the least. In my previous blog I showed some B&W images. […]

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Stunning Starling Shapes

The murmuration of Starlings can be one of the most breathtaking experiences in nature. “Can”, as I have ever so often seen groups going directly to their beds without any ‘show’. If one is lucky […]

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Picus pileatus

Ask people about Woodpeckers and chances are that they will start about Woody Woodpecker. Woody, obviously, is based on the Pileated Woodpecker. So, when visiting Corkscrew Swamp, I had to look for them. Two years […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH JANUARY 2020

Nikon D500 + 500mm f4 | 1/640s | f5 | ISO1100| overexposed 1 FS |Monopod| The Netherlands

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Flamingo Fun

In a place called the “Zwillbrocker Venn” (Germany) there’s a group of breeding Chilean Flamingos. Originating from escaped birds, it’s now a free living and breeding population. They usually spend the winters in The Netherlands […]

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Beach Bird

During my stay on Helgoland, we hoped for some rare type of Wheatear. In the week before our visit an Isabelline Wheatear had been reported. But: no luck, on the main Island we encountered a […]

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Return to the Remiz

The first photo session of the year was okay, but I had some issues to deal with as you can read here. So, normally, I would go back for a 2nd, 3rd of even 4th […]

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The Sadist Plover

When I see Grey Plovers, I simply have to shoot them. No matter what. Or? While I was shooting Herons in Florida, I noticed a Grey (or Black-bellied) Plover at the beach. As I already […]

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2020 Remiz Pendulinus

The year 2020 started for me with a heavy cold. After spending some days in and around bed I was in desperate need for some oxygen though. So I decided to take a little drive […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH DECEMBER 2019

Nikon D500 + 500mm f4 | 1/400s | f4 | ISO720| underexposed 1 2/3EV |From car | United States

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Wilson’s Plover

A plover with a long, heavy and thick bill: Wilson’s Plover. Easy to recognise and doable when it comes to photographing it. Not really shy, but a bit alert in my experience. I saw quite […]

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Different Sorts of Reddish

The Reddish Egret is a species with the discomforting status of ‘near threatened’ with the IUCN. They can however still be found in Florida, and that’s where I found some of them. Even when not […]

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