Tag Archives: Uferschnepfe


Fency Godwit

Search for an image of a Black-tailed Godwit in The Netherlands, and chances are you’ll see them perched on poles or fences. This is only logical, since they are mainly breeding in agricultural areas. Farmers […]

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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 […]

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Construction Works

In my blogs on the decreasing habitats for the Partridges in my area, I already mentioned the construction sites. As in blaming them for the loss of habitat. Which is true. On the other side, […]

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Black-tailed Back

Since several weeks the Black-tailed Godwits are back from their winter break. Although in strong decline, and nearly threatened, there’s still plenty of opportunities to see them. Even close to home. Yesterday, on my way […]

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Limosa Limosa

In previous blogs I have written extensively about the decline of this bird. Many people have reported that to them it seems that this spring seems especially void of our beloved Black-tailed Godwits. Of course, […]

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