Woodpecker, reed buntings, wren and plants


18 March 2012.

After we went to the sea through the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen nature reserve, we returned.

We pass a bunker in the dunes. During the nazi occupation, it was used by Hitler’s Wehrmacht. Now, by wintering bats.

Dunnock singing, Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, 18 March 2012

A bit further, a dunnock singing on the top of a bush.

Near a canal, a pied wagtail.

A magpie on the footpath.

A woodlark singing.

Arrhenia spathulata fungus growing on star moss.

A stonechat on a branch.

A little grebe swimming. A buzzard flying.

Sphaghnum palustre moss.

A robin.

Reed buntings, Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, 18 March 2012

On the footpath, five male reed buntings and a female search for food.

A great crested grebe in a canal.

Near the exit of the reserve, an old Calvatia utriformis fungus.

Fungus near exit Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, 18 March 2012

Lophocolea heterophylla liverwort.

Orthodontium lineare, a moss originally from the southern hemisphere.

Metzgeria furcata liverwort.

Female great spotted woodpecker, Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, 18 March 2012

A female great spotted woodpecker, feeding on a big branch.

On the ground level, a wren plays hide and seek between tree trunks and fallen logs.

Wren, Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, 18 March 2012

Wren sounds: here. Another wren photo: here.

A male chaffinch looks for food between fallen leaves.

Male chaffinch, Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, 18 March 2012

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