Tag Archives: Woudaapje


Lil’ B. Rain

No, this is not about some infamous rapper. It’s about the Little Bittern. Not much rapping there, producing a mere monotonous ‘dog barking’ is what they do. And that’s usually all you get from then. […]

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So small…..

Little Bitterns are the smallest herons we have around here, more or less the size of a Common Moorhen. They live pretty secluded lives and there are only a few spots in The Netherlands where they […]

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Close Encounter

On one of our last days on the island of Lesbos (early May), we witnessed an unusual encounter. The Little Bittern seemed injured, since it made the impression it couldn’t fly away when this curious […]

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Little Bittern

One of the more elusive species in the Netherlands is the Little Bittern. There’s only a few of them, and they tend to hide themselves pretty well deep down in the reeds. This time of […]

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TC Testing

Last week I bought a new teleconverter, the Nikon TC20E-III, supposed to be better than my old TC17E-II… The weather was not that good last week and I had work to do as well, so […]

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