Tag Archives: Scheveningen


Little Auk

Two weeks ago, a Little Auk appeared in the harbour. Sadly enough, it was covered with oil. Having no daylight left, I made some evidence shots and that was it. This morning, again a Little […]

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The first time I was allowed to vote, I voted PSP (Pacifist Socialist Party). Years later, PSP for me would mean Purple Sand Piper. Interesting how things develop. Anyway. This time of year is good […]

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The Creative Cormorant

A while ago, I had the opportunity to get very close to a Great Cormorant. The bird was totally focussed on preening it’s plumage, maybe that’s why I could get that close without disturbing the […]

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European Shags are, although several show up every year, considered rare in The Netherlands. The ones we get to see, show up in winter plumage and hence don’t have their distinct crest. Still fun to go […]

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The Full Spectrum

Let’s get this straight first: at this time of year Murres should be out on the ocean, in groups. One individual ending up in a harbor after a storm is usually not a very good […]

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Scheveningen Harbor and the Rudy’s

Another end-of-the day visit at the beach. This time no slashes of rain and sand, but nice and sunny weather. The birds were mainly busy sunning, flying or bathing. The must have thought: finally some […]

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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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