The Black-tailed Godwit is our ‘national bird’. When it returns to The Netherlands it’s one of those signals that Spring is slowly starting. My first photo moments with this species this year had to do […]
Currently there are some Cattle Egrets in The Netherlands. Still considered rare, but not extremely rare anymore I’d say. Anyway, during a day of birding yesterday, we tried to find one. The Dutch name for […]
One could argue that this antenna-equipped bird looks like a remote-controlled Turkey. But it’s not, it’s a Great Bustard. A rarity in The Netherlands. Question is, of course, how ‘wild’ is this bird? A matter […]
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 […]
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, […]
Hans Overduin (1970) is an avid (wildlife) photographer and lives in The Netherlands. His work is widely published and is represented by Nature in Stock. In 2015 he had his first international exhibition at the Bolinas Art Museum, California (USA).