Tag Archives: Konikspaard


Of Herons and Horses

A Konik is a small, semi-feral horse, originating in Poland and not uncommon in The Netherlands nowadays. They have been introduced here and are frequently found in nature reserves with the aim of grazing and hence […]

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Finally: “Dutch” Cattle Egret

I have seen Cattle Egrets in some odd 10 countries over the years. Over here, in The Netherlands, they are rare visitors though. Although some show up every year, I never felt the urge to […]

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A Calm Day

The weather forecast said it was going to be a calm day with hardly any wind. Here, along the coast line, this is not often the case – so I was also hoping for some […]

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Koniks in the Rain

Photo friend Remco invited a group of photographers for a trip around the Oostvaardersplassen – a large nature reserve in our most recent province, Flevoland. And I was among the lucky ones 🙂 . When […]

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