This is a video of a male common eider duck, made in Huizen, the Netherlands.
Today, first by train, then by boat, to Terschelling island.
From the train, a lapwing. A buzzard near Steenwijk.
Just past Leeuwarden, common tern. Then, two spoonbills and many shelducks.
A male tufted duck.
At the harbour of Harlingen, jackdaw, black-headed gull. Herring gull.
A swift flies over the ship.
At the harbour entrance, female eider duck. Later, at the Pollendam, male eider and oystercatchers.
Later, on the island, a walk around Liesterplak marsh.
House martins. A common curlew. Male and female shoveler. An adult great spotted woodpecker goes into a treehole to feed its audible offspring.
Traditional duck catching on Terschelling: here.