Last sunday I received an email from Lorenzo telling me that four Snow Buntings (Sneeuwgors) had been sighted near Katwijk. Funny thing was, that I myself was in the snow on an Austrian glacier, testing snowboards. I wrote back that I hoped the Buntings would extend their visit until wednesday (today), the day I would be home again. Yesterday Remco already informed me that two Buntings were still around…So this morning I went and found two of them. The light was not that good, since it was a heavily overcast sky. The birds were not that shy though, so I could make plenty of shots. Hope they will stay a little longer, so I can have a rebound with some sun light 😉
Update: later today I went back and had a brief moment of sun light, resulting in shots with a different atmosphere 🙂
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Remco7 Nov 2012
Gelukkig ging je niet met een leeg geheugenkaartje huiswaarts. Ondanks de bewolking heb je toch scherpe opnames kunnen maken van deze mooie vogelsoort.
Je laatste 2 foto’s zijn wel mijn favoriet.
Ik had eigenlijk hetzelfde gevoel, wat btreft mindere licht. Ook ik hoop nog eens met beter licht terug te gaan, mits ze daar natuurlijk blijven.