New Dutch insects discoveries


This video is about birds in Lauwersmeer national park in the Netherlands.

In a report about wildlife in Lauwersmeer national park, warden Jaap Kloosterhuis writes about two insect species discovered there on 21 June 2014.

They were the fly species Delia echinata and Homalocephala biumbrata.

Both species are new for the Netherlands.

Black-tailed godwits on migration, video


This video shows black-tailed godwits, feeding while on spring migration in the Friesland province part of Lauwersmeer nature reserve in the Netherlands.

A shelduck swims between them.

Piet Zuidema made this video on 17 March 2014.

Mute swan feeding, video


This is a video about a mute swan feeding in Lauwersmeer national park in the Netherlands.

Piet Zuidema made the video.

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Recovered sea eagle flies to Lauwersmeer


This Dutch video is about setting free a young sea eagle, after it had recovered in Zundert bird asylum from poisoining.

Regional TV RTV Noord in the Netherlands reports that a white-tailed eagle was photographed in Lauwersmeer nature reserve.

The rings on the photo proved that this was the young sea eagle which had been poisoned last autumn. It recovered in a bird asylum in Zundert. After recovery, it was freed last October in Biesbosch nature reserve. The bird had not been seen since.

Apparently, it flew all the way from the southern Netherlands to the Lauwersmeer in the north. There are now five sea eagles in the Lauwersmeer reserve.

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Dutch otter nightlife, video


This video is about the nightly life of otters in the Lauwersmeer nature reserve in the Netherlands.

Harrie Bosma made the video.

Starling murmuration, video


This is a video of a murmuration by thousands of starlings; in Lauwersmeer national park in the Netherlands, around a sailboat.

Piet Zuidema made this video on 17 October 2013.

Dutch sea eaglets will be tracked electronically


This video is about ringing a sea eaglet in the Lauwersmeer nature reserve in the Netherlands.

Next year, young Dutch white-tailed eagles will get electronic transmitters, to find out where they will go after fledging.

So far, little is known about where they fly.

The transmitters will be affixed to eaglets either at the Oostvaardersplassen nest, or at the Roggebotzand nest.