Small birds….

Bluethroat Male singing

Since our bathroom is under complete reconstruction, I sometimes have to leave my home office (no electricity, no water). Two days ago I checked upon the European Stonechats (Roodborsttapuit) but there was too much wind and I could only make some decent shots of the female. This morning I tried another strategy: getting up a 5 a.m. , and arriving at the planned spot when the sun was just warming things up ! I found a couple of Bluethroats (Blauwborst). The male was trying to impress the female by singing and striking poses. Within the territory I also found a juvenile bird. Related or not, I cannot tell. Also some other small species made their appearance: among them Sedge Warblers Warbler (Rietzanger) and Reed Warbler (Kleine Karekiet). When arriving home I found the house full of dust…. 🙁

European Stonechat fem. | RoodborsttapuitEuropean Stonechat fem. | RoodborsttapuitBluethroat juv. | BlauwborstBluethroat | BlauwborstBluethroat fem.  | BlauwborstBluethroat | BlauwborstBluethroat | BlauwborstBluethroat  | BlauwborstBluethroat  | BlauwborstEurasian Reed Warbler | Kleine KarekietSedge Warbler | RietzangerSedge Warbler | Rietzanger
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One Comment

  1. Remco June 6, 2013 at 9:21 pm #

    Hallo Hans,

    Fraaie beelden van je Blauwborst. De Juveniele is ook goed gelukt. Ik heb mij vanmorgen ook prima vermaakt met de Blauwborsten in de GJ om 06:00 uur.

    Er staat 1 foto in mijn foto slideshow (na de ijsvogel).



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