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.
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.
This is a video about a mute swan feeding in Lauwersmeer national park in the Netherlands.
Piet Zuidema made the video.
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.
This video is about the nightly life of otters in the Lauwersmeer nature reserve in the Netherlands.
Harrie Bosma made the 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.
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.
This video is about a meadow pipit, collecting insects for its chicks.
The video was made by Piet Zuidema in the Lauwersmeer nature reserve in the Netherlands.
Meadow pipits in the Netherlands: here.
- Kestrel (radnorshirebirds.wordpress.com)
- Spitsbergen songbirds (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Quiet Days (breffnimartin.wordpress.com)
- Larking about at Forvie (colliestononline.com)
- Spring Holds its Breath, Then Finally Exhales (breffnimartin.wordpress.com)
- Longdendale – walking the southern edges (1) (vitalsparks.wordpress.com)
- Heather Meadow in The Netherlands (meadowsmania.wordpress.com)
- Golflinks and Rhogo P.M. (radnorshirebirds.wordpress.com)
- Pipits, turnstones and red knots (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Texel, kestrel and teal (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
This video from the Netherlands is about ringing a young sea eagle, born in Lauwersmeer National Park in 2011.
Staatsbosbeheer in the Netherlands reports that recently, on 6 May, two new-born sea eaglets were seen in the white-tailed eagle nest in Lauwersmeer nature reserve.
Also in 2011 and in 2012, the Lauwersmeer eagles nested successfully. In both years, one young eagle grew up, and learned to fly. I saw the daughter, born in 2012, getting flying lessons.
Lauwersmeer fungi: here.
Sunday 30 September 2012.
As my earlier blog post said, our ship passed through the lock in Lauwersoog from the Wadden Sea to the Lauwersmeer.
Like on 28 September, we were in Lauwersmeer national park again.
A great cormorant.
Five gadwall ducks flying.
Then, a highlight of our journey to Schiermonnikoog and Rottum islands and back: first, we see one white-tailed eagle.
Then we see two white-tailed eagles.
Finally, three eagles: the adult couple nesting here are flying around with their daughter, fledged this year.
As the ship comes closer to Zoutkamp harbour, scores, then hundreds, of lapwings flying.
A bit later, mute swans.
And a great egret.
The ship lands in Zoutkamp. We disembark, with many good memories.