Tag Archives: Ruddy Turnstone


Ruddy Rendez-vous

Ruddy Turnstones are quite reliable birds. Usually they show when and where you expect them: at the shoreline or around the harbour. This time of year, you may find them still in their breeding plumage, […]

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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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Reliable Ruddy

Sometimes I just want to go out and get some fresh air. Usually I take the camera, just in case. And, at the harbour, there’s one species I can always rely on: the Ruddy Turnstones. […]

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Ruddy T.

This time of year is the right time for meeting up with some old friends. Breeding along the northern shore lines, Ruddy Turnstones winter along ours. So, when visiting our coasts and harbours during fall […]

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A Tale of two Turnstones

The Ruddy Turnstone can be found almost everywhere at coastlines around the world, depending on the season that is. Here in The Netherlands we have many of them in winter time, and they are known […]

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Fishy surprise

When I teamed up recently with Remco at the harbor, things looked bad. The sun that was promised to us didn’t shine, the wind was strong and sand and salty water sprayed us. I had seen […]

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Little guys

After a day in the (home) office yesterday, I decided to drive to the beach for a short shot of fresh air. Among many Ruddy Turnstones I suddenly found this lonely Dunlin, according to Menno […]

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Tour de Zeeland

Last week we cycled several days through the province of Zeeland (Southwestern part of the country). Although cycling was the main goal, I took my D300 and travel lens (80-400) with me. The weather was […]

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