After the Nieuwkoopse plassen yesterday, on to another nature reserve, not far away: the Groene Jonker.
This is a Dutch video about the Groene Jonker.
The Groene Jonker is a new nature reserve. However, it is already attracting many birds and other wildlife.
Near the entrance yesterday, black-tailed godwit and little grebe sound.
Many sedge warblers singing.
Also, the much rarer Savi’s warbler. Close to it sings a bluethroat.
A cuckoo calls.
Shelducks. A black swan.
Two Chilean flamingos. Escapee individuals of this species, near threatened in their native South america, have a breeding colony in Germany, just east of the Dutch border.
One spoonbill, looking for food in the water, Later, three spoonbills flying.
Behind a male shoveler duck swim four black-necked grebes.
An oystercatcher flies just above the water.
A pied wagtail on the bank.
On the other shore, ducks resting on the bank. Including shoveler, and a male garganey next to a teal.