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ROOFTOP BABY

Ever since we moved to this place in 2006, we have had Oystercatchers breeding on the neighbouring rooftops. As the coast line has hardly any good breeding spots left here (due to buildings and recreation) […]

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Harbour Homies

This week I visited the harbour two times. All the usual suspects showed up: Purple Sandpipers, Ruddy Turnstones and Oystercatchers. Good to see the Sandpipers again, for me the first time this fall. As I […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2017

Nikon D500 + 500mm f4  | 1/2000s | f5 | ISO140| underexposed 2/3EV | camera on the ground | The Netherlands 2017

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Catcher in the Sea

This morning the weather was a little weird, not clear whether it would be sunny of overcast. By lack of other or better ideas, I went to the beach – I hardly ever come back […]

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Fluffy Chick

Recently I stumbled upon a breeding Oystercatcher. The bird was very alert, and since I didn’t want to disturb it any further, I kept my distance. I could see however through my binoculars that the […]

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