Some two weeks ago a Spotted Nutcracker was reported in Wageningen, The Netherlands. And that wasn’t all: it seemed unafraid of people and let itself be photographed very easily. Since a long time this particular […]
Last November I had some Parrot Crossbills close to my home, however it turned out impossible to get some descent shots. Parrot Crossbills are birds from Northern and Eastern Europe and are rare in The Netherlands. Since […]
Last week I decided to go for a ‘twitch’ again. A Desert Wheatear was spotted close to our international airport, Schiphol (Amsterdam). It would be my fourth in The Netherlands, number five in all if […]
Last week, another extreme rarity was sighted in The Netherlands: an African Desert Warbler. Never seen in The Netherlands before, nor in this part of Europe. The bird normally lives in North-West Africa. The discovery […]
Today I had a lifer: the Pied Wheatear, a bird that lives in Southeast-Europe and Asia, and winters in East-Africa. Hence, for The Netherlands a rarity. Yesterday I received some messages on my phone that […]
Last sunday night, a Northern Hawk-Owl (Sperweruil) was spotted in the eastern part of The Netherlands. Only the fifth recording in a hundred years ! This bird normally lives up north, in northern Scandinavia, […]
Hans Overduin (1970) is an avid (wildlife) photographer and lives in The Netherlands. His work is widely published and is represented by Nature in Stock. In 2015 he had his first international exhibition at the Bolinas Art Museum, California (USA).