This morning to Waal en Burg.
Near a lake, avocets and shelducks.
Barn swallows flying.
Three linnets on a fence.
A yellow wagtail near sheep.
A golden plover.
A common sandpiper.
Male and female black-tailed godwits.
A skylark singing.
Many Green-winged orchid flowers, a red list species.
A male marsh harrier flying.
We find a black-tailed godwit nest with four eggs.
Then, a redshank nest, also with four eggs.
Why Do Bird Eggs Vary In Shape and Color? Here.
Finally, a dead wigeon.
ScienceDaily (Sep. 13, 2011) — Bird-friendly meadowland management measurably benefits godwits according to researchers at the University of Groningen, based on four years of field work conducted in southwest Friesland: here.