This is a purple heron video.
Today, by rowing boat on the Hilversum canal.
Before the arrival at the boathouse, an oystercatcher on a lawn.
Mallards, coots, and great crested grebes on the water.
Great cormorants flying overhead.
A great crested woodpecker flying from tree to tree on the canal bank.
A common tern passes.
As we arrive at Tromp island, a common sandpiper flies away. Egyptian geese have chicks.
On the island, a speckled wood butterfly.
The boat continues, to the Kortenhoefse plassen nature reserve.
Two purple herons.
Reed warblers singing from the banks.
Again, a common tern.
About the Madagascar pond-heron: here.